Posts Tagged ‘salt’

Ridin’ Dirty

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Hey there. I mentioned recently on Twitter that I’d like to start blogging casually again. Since my computer and camera were recently liberated from my ownership, I have no pressure to make things Tastespotting/Foodgawker-worthy. It’s all about the flavor anyway. I’m not into the tablescapes, carefully arranged heirloom tomatoes and blown-out whites. So, here’s a [...]

The Popularization Process

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

I was really excited when I heard about this month’s Mystery Box ingredient. It’s something that I feel is underrated and unfairly mocked, even by food professionals (such a shame). I think it’s lovely and actually just misunderstood. White chocolate is a unique ingredient, and while dark and milk chocolate have hordes of rabid fans, [...]

Belated But Delicious

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

Though I’m a lot busier than I used to be, I still happily take special requests from friends. A couple months ago an old friend told me she wanted Margarita cookies for her birthday in May. So I made some!

The Perfect Excuse

Sunday, February 7th, 2010

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, or if you’ve tried to play catch-up in the archives, you may have noticed that I went crazy for Meyer lemons last winter. With my limited amount of free time (until now) I hadn’t been able to come up with an excuse to buy any. No [...]

Iron Cupcake: Music II

Saturday, October 24th, 2009

“In a prehistoric dried up lake A million years after the last earthquake There lived a little girl who loved to bake The only thing she made was cake and all she used was salt That’s all she had, it’s not her fault Saline the Salt Lake Queen” – Rasputina This was the first idea [...]

Salt & Pepper Sandwiches

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

Salt and pepper sandwiches don’t sound all that appealing, I suppose. OK, how about salt and pepper ice cream sandwiches. Still no? All right, how about salt and pepper triple chocolate ice cream sandwiches? Yeah, there we go. Now I’ve got your attention. So here’s what you do:

Gooey Birthday!

Monday, May 25th, 2009

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?

Iron Cupcake Earth: Nuts & Seeds I

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

World Peace

Saturday, December 20th, 2008

I made World Peace Cookies!  Yay!  They were fun and turned out yummy.  Not too sweet, and kind of sandy-textured, with nice gooey chunks of chocolate complimented by fine salt.

Never Use Another Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Ever Again!

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

There’s not an awful lot to say about this recipe other than MAKE IT.  I don’t care if you don’t have the specific ingredients; go get them!  These cookies were genetically engineered to be the best ever.