Monthly Archives: August 2012

Biscoff-Nutella Bars

Have you tried Biscoff yet? It kind of tastes like…peanut butter made out of graham crackers? I dunno, it’s fabulous. So when you combine that with Nutella, you get a pretty amazing combo. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups packed light brown … Continue reading

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Pineapple (or whatever) Danish

I think for me the standard danish flavor is usually lemon, but this time I decided to change it up a bit. I liked the result, but you’re more than welcome to try your own variations as well! I’m not … Continue reading

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Lady Bug Puffs

It’s once again time for a Daring Bakers post! Kat of The Bobwhites was our August 2012 Daring Baker hostess who inspired us to have fun in creating pate a choux shapes, filled with crème patisserie or Chantilly cream. We … Continue reading

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Squaw Bread

My former coworker Jeremy sent me this recipe last week, at the recommendation of his mother. (Well, I assume she recommended it for him to make, but… it got made, one way or another.) It’s got kind of a strange … Continue reading

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Cookie Dough Truffles

Oh man, chocolate. It’s delightful. That’s really all the insight I’ve got for the day. While I put these together yesterday morning, I was watching the Vuelta A España, and when I coated them in the afternoon the USA Pro … Continue reading

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Marshmallow Ice Cream and a Visit to Planet Marshmallow

For the last few weeks, my friend Mary Kate and I had been eyeballing the menu at Planet Marshmallow, a newish restaurant/dessert place in Manchester that makes gourmet marshmallows. We finally met up there last week to check it out. … Continue reading

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Honey-Soy Pulled Pork

I forgot on Wednesday that I was going to be making this Thursday, and had a pulled pork sandwich for dinner at a restaurant. I think Thursday’s pulled pork wins, by a good margin. Ingredients: 1 6-7 lb pork butt, … Continue reading

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Pineapple Chicken Quesadillas with Strawberry Salsa

This weekend I cooked dinner with my father for the first time in… a long time? Ever? Hard to say. First time in a while, anyway. I was especially glad, then, that he seemed to really like what we made! … Continue reading

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Bacon Apple Hash

It’s pretty rare I have anything more than a bowl of cereal for breakfast, so when I do, it better be something good! (Even if we didn’t get around to eating this until lunch. Still…) This hash pretty much has … Continue reading

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Lemon-Filled Meringue Shells

Wasn’t really sure what to call this, as the Wikipedia leads me to believe pavlova isn’t quite accurate… whatever they are, they’re a bit rough, looks-wise, but spot on, taste-wise. Ingredients: a double batch of lemon curd 4 egg whites, … Continue reading

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