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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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Peanut Butter Cups

The last cookie dough related thing for my hockey team! I made these Sunday after a bike race, and staying standing up and awake was preeeetty terrible. Worth it, though, some people ate three! Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups milk chocolate … Continue reading

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Ground Beef Casserole

A pretty solid ‘use up stuff in the pantry’ recipe right here, and it’s tasty to boot! Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds ground beef salt and pepper to taste 1/2 cup chopped yellow onion 1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper (skipped … Continue reading

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Rice and Banana Muffins

The Feed Zone Cookbook is recipes designed originally for pro cyclists. It has lots of recipes meals for at home, but also “handhelds,” little things easy to wrap up and pack along on a ride. This is one of those! … Continue reading

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