Monthly Archives: December 2012

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Meringues

After making the chocottone a few days ago, we had a bunch of egg whites left over. Obvious solution: meringues! I liked how these turned out – lightly chocolatey plus the chips. If you’re looking for something more chocolatey, feel … Continue reading

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Another end of month Daring Baker post! The December 2012 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by the talented Marcellina of Marcellina in Cucina. Marcellina challenged us to create our own custom Panettone, a traditional Italian holiday bread! I’ve never had … Continue reading

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Apple Mac and Cheese

This is one that I showed the recipe to a few people before trying it, and they had doubts. I was always confident it was going to be delicious, though, and even the doubters ended up going back for seconds … Continue reading

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Salted Dark Chocolate Truffle Cookies

These are incredibly rich, chocolatey cookies. They’re soft, and really just fabulous. Ingredients: 6 tablespoons unsalted butter 4 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped 2 cups dark chocolate chips (I actually just used Ghirardelli Double Chocolate Bittersweet Chips, which are 60% cacao, … Continue reading

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Here’s a quick one to throw together! Ingredients: 2 cups flour 4 teaspoons baking powder 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon sugar plus extra for sprinkling 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons shortening 1 cup heavy cream 1 tablespoon melted butter whipped … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Pinwheels

Last weekend I went to an internet people party, and needed something to bring. I found a cookbook by Idahoan, an instant mashed potato company, and couldn’t resist the potato-y cover! These turned out differently than I expected, and I’m … Continue reading

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Malted Chocolate Cheesecake Brownies

So, this is ridiculous. So many layers of delicious. To make it more ridiculous, I looked at how many steps it takes and went “no way am I doing all that to only end up with an 8X8″ of brownie-stuff!” … Continue reading

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My mom came home with some short ribs recently, which, even though they weren’t cut the right way for traditional kalbi, was a good enough excuse for me to make it! The traditional Korean recipe calls for short ribs cut … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Chocolate Bundt Cake

Been a while since I dug out the bundt pan, but here’s an easy tasty bundt I brought to a party this weekend. Ingredients: 1 cup water 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 stick unsalted butter 5 tablespoons cocoa (Dutch processed … Continue reading

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Red Berry Quick Bread

I’ve seen several recipes for granola bread recently, and it sounds pretty tasty. I’m on a Special K Red Berries kick, though, and decided that’d make a good bread addition. I wanted something that doesn’t take all day to make, … Continue reading

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