Monthly Archives: June 2013

Crack Pie

I’ve been kind of slacking on Daring Bakers‘ posts the last 2 or 3 months, because they challenges were things my family can’t (or I won’t) eat, but I’m back! Rachael from pizzarossa was our lovely June 2013 Daring Bakers’ … Continue reading

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New Potatoes with Garlic Scapes

My mother got some scapes at the farmers market last week, I looked up a recipe to use them in, and have somehow been calling them ramps since then. So many green things I’m not familiar with, so little time! … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Cookies with Caramelized Sugar

I thought this one sounded interesting, with its several types of sugar. I didn’t find the flavor of the caramelized sugar super strong/noticeable, but you can tell they’re not just straight sugar or brown sugar cookies, and it’s a good, … Continue reading

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Spiced Chocolate Tart with Gluten-Free Crust

I think this is possibly the most adult-ish chocolate dessert I’ve ever had? Certainly that I’ve made. It uses bittersweet chocolate without much sugar, and enough ginger to spice things up and give a great, non-sweet flavor in the smooth … Continue reading

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Chocolate Bavarian Cream

I was flipping through cookbooks at the Used Book Superstore on Friday, saw this recipe, and knew that I had some egg whites already in the fridge at home that would love to become part of something chocolatey! Because of … Continue reading

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Orange Almond Cake (Gluten-Free)

Based on the ingredient list (whole oranges??), I was unsure if this would be good or kind of terrible, but it seemed like it would be easy enough to try, and it turned out great! It makes a really moist, … Continue reading

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Top Sirloin Roast

This is a kind of loose recipe for a pretty delicious roast, and an excellent gravy. Ingredients: 1 top sirloin roast (ours was 2.2 pounds) at least 1 onion, cut into quarters small red potatoes, and any other root vegetables … Continue reading

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