Today my guest poster is Melissa of Melissa Likes To Eat. Enjoy!
Hello BigFatBaker readers! My name is Melissa and I blog over at Melissa Likes To Eat.
I’m a 35 year old mom of two living in San Diego. I’m always trying to find a balance between my favorite pastime (food) and health/exercise. It’s a constant challenge but one I enjoy!
I actually post my weight every day on the blog to stay accountable to myself. As much as I try to eat healthy, I enjoy splurges every now and then. And when I splurge, I like to do it right!
I bring you a recipe that helps you splurge in just the right way!
I know what you’re thinking. It looks like it would be too difficult to make. Why waste time making your own when you can just buy it?
Let me put your fears to rest. No, it’s not hard to make. Yes, it’s a bit time consuming but it is totally worth it when you taste the finished product!
Helpful hints: When I buy phyllo dough, I keep it in the freezer until I’m ready to use it. Then put it in the refrigerator the day before you will be using it.
That way, it defrosts slowly and evenly. Be gentle with it and every time you take a sheet of dough off the pile, make sure to put a towel over the pile to keep it from drying out. [Read more...]