As much as I love to bake, there are days when I just don’t feel like doing the work. When pulling out the ingredients seems too bothersome and not one recipe in a stack of cookbooks seems worth the trouble. Just when I thought yesterday was going to be one of those days, I found [...]
Published on September 5, 2010
Because of its high fork rating on Epicurious and because I love chocolate cake, I was really looking forward to trying the Chocolate Mayonnaise cake from the April issue of Bon Appetit. Normally I’d make it as a cake, but because I’m still in throes of this strange cupcake obsession, I made a half batch [...]
Published on August 30, 2010
Thanks for sharing your favorite types of coffee on the Starbucks Giveaway Post! I’ve been reading them for the past day and thinking how interesting it is that everyone has a very particular coffee favorite and that those favorites run the gamut from Café Verona to H.E.B. grocery store’s house brand. It’s …
Published on July 30, 2010
I didn’t get around to reading blogs until late yesterday, but it seems almost everyone in my reader had baked a cake — Banana, Bhocolate, Chiffon….Chiffon Cake! Yes, that was what I wanted to make, so I headed to the kitchen and remembered how many eggs I had. Four. Chiffon Cake wasn’t going …
Published on July 21, 2010
Nine great tried and true chocolate cakes.
Published on June 20, 2010
In a few months we’ll be in a new house on a new street. We’re in transition, and one beneficiary of the change is my stand mixer. Until recently he lived a sad life at the bottom of the pantry and played second fiddle to the less bulky hand-held mixer. And I wasn’t always nice to [...]
Published on June 19, 2010
We don’t know who Sue B. is, but she makes a good chocolate cake! At least according to Fuzz, who chose this cake as today’s recipe and did most of the baking. Good job, Fuzz! This delicious cake is perfect for novice (or 8 year old) bakers since it doesn’t involve any creaming and can [...]
Published on May 23, 2010
The ultimate chocolate layer cake.
Published on May 16, 2010