with Greg Patent, Award Winning Cookbook Author

The Baking Wizard

with Greg Patent, Award Winning Cookbook Author

Recent Posts

Just the Recipe: Scottish Shortbread

Just the Recipe: Scottish Shortbread

These buttery crunchy/tender cookies, made only from flour, butter, and sugar, owe their deliciousness to the quality of the butter. So be sure to use the best you can find.

Just the Recipe: Pound Cake

Just the Recipe: Pound Cake

The hallmark of a pound cake is its compact, firm texture produced by vigorous beating of butter and sugar, then eggs, to create millions of tiny air cells that expand in the oven’s heat causing the cake to rise magnificently

Just the Recipe: Chocolate Pecan Meringues

Just the Recipe: Chocolate Pecan Meringues

The original posting of this recipe has a funny baking story from Greg’s childhood. But, if you are looking for just the recipe, here it is! (The original is linked on the page.)

Improvisation. An adventure in cooking.

Improvisation. An adventure in cooking.

I have often said that a recipe is a guide. It’s a road map to success just so long as you follow the described path. When baking, sticking to amounts and methods, especially if it’s the first time you’re making a recipe, is essential. But…

What Is Passion Fruit (Lilikoi)?

What Is Passion Fruit (Lilikoi)?

The first time anyone tastes something new, the moment can become etched in memory. This is true, of course, if it’s a “Wow, I want more of that” event or possibly quite the opposite. My Wow Moment happened in Hawaii when I bit into a…

Boston Cream Pie

Boston Cream Pie

Boston Cream Pie is certainly not a pie but instead is a tender two-layered cake, with a luscious pastry cream filling topped with a dreamy chocolate glaze.

Montana Cooking

Montana Cooking

If you order directly from Greg, you can request that he sign your copy to your specification! This is perfect for gift giving!

Cookbook: A Baker’s Odyssey

Cookbook: A Baker’s Odyssey

A Baker’s Odyssey is a rich collection of recipes and culinary history, all gleaned from my exhaustive research in the American home kitchens of immigrants from around the world. Through his travels across the country, Patent learned the secrets to traditional baked goods originating from…

100 Percent Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread made with a Stand Mixer

100 Percent Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread made with a Stand Mixer

The flat beater of a KitchenAid mixer does an excellent job of making a light-textured 100 percent whole wheat sandwich loaf.