Archive for August, 2009

Long Time Coming

Sunday, August 30th, 2009

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a certain little something…something a little tricky, a little fussy, but always worth it…when it works. I’m sure you know what I’m talking about.

Daring Bakers August 2009 – Is My Dobos Burning?

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

The August 2009 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Angela of A Spoonful of Sugar and Lorraine of Not Quite Nigella. They chose the spectacular Dobos Torte based on a recipe from Rick Rodgers’ cookbook Kaffeehaus:  Exquisite Desserts from the Classic Caffés of Vienna, Budapest, and Prague.

Makin’ Friends… With Cake!

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

Although I moved to the Very Big City all by myself (well, I brought Bowser, but he’s the kind of company that just makes a racket until I feed him), I manage to not feel lonely most of the time. In fact, less than a week after I got here, I was lucky enough to [...]

Gettin’ Fancy

Saturday, August 22nd, 2009

One of the things I love most about living in New York is that I no longer have to drive an hour each way (or at all!) or even hunt for slightly unusual ingredients. Nope, many items that before I could only dream of finding are right in the generally dirt-cheap grocery store downstairs. Heaven, [...]

Daring Bakers July 2009 – Better Late Than Never!

Thursday, August 20th, 2009

Holy crap y’all. I’m back on the internet! Before I start regaling you with tales of my adventures and new recipes, I have a little catching up to do. Namely, my Daring Bakers post from LAST MONTH, which I unfortunately did not have time to write before I moved. Though I made these the week [...]

I Regret to Inform You

Saturday, August 8th, 2009

EDIT: I’M BACK!! I am very disappointed to announce that due to the incomprehensible disorganization/stupidity of one Verizon Online, VerySmallAnna.com is on indefinite hiatus. Posting will resume once they can figure out how to stick to an appointed time window. Or once I choose another company to supply my internet. Thanks for sticking with me [...]