This recipe has been under contention for a while. Long story short, it was one of the top selling dishes PERIOD at the Big Ridiculous Latin Restaurant, and the owners expected me to just hand it over when I was asked to leave, despite me having developed it originally FOR FUN months before they were […]
Hi! It’s almost Valentine’s Day. Do you know what that means for me? Well, in the past it would’ve meant I’d be looking forward to a day (or at least an evening) off, spent snuggling and probably having a nice dinner or something with Z. But now? Now it means I’m gearing up for a […]
The September 2009 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Steph of A Whisk and a Spoon. She chose the French treat, Vols-au-Vent based on the Puff Pastry recipe by Michel Richard from the cookbook Baking With Julia by Dorie Greenspan.
What do you get when you cross the desire to use up some extra ingredients in your fridge and the desire to use a slightly neglected favorite pan at the same time?
I know it’s only started to cool down outside, but fall is undeniably coming. For some people, this is a huge relief. Others are kicking and screaming as they cook out one last time this holiday weekend and try to catch a few final rays at the beach. Though I’m not much of a cooker-outer […]
I had hoped my next post was going to be about a different ice creamy treat (on a stick!), but alas, there was a problem when it came time to photograph. I’ll get a post up about the slightly-problematic-but-still-really-delicious aforementioned concoction soon, but in the meantime, here’s something that’ll make the wait more bearable.
Here we go again… I told you I’d be doing something fun with that sparkling, juicy blackberry jam, didn’t I? Ta daaaaa!
This is my second offering for this month’s Iron Cupcake, but was actually my first idea upon learning the theme of Summer Berries. I’m doing these in order of what’s on sale that week…
Sometimes a recipe just comes together with almost no effort, and something that you made to use up an odd ingredient ends up being fabulously tasty. So tasty, in fact, that you have to share the results with as many people as possible, even though you don’t really want to.
A friend of mine had a birthday this weekend, and was celebrating with cook outs! I went to one held by another friend and knew I had to bring some cupcakes along, but what kind?