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Early last week, my colleague Marzyeh invited me to an end-of-summer party she and her husband Eric were holding on Saturday at the picnic area outside their apartment building. They were providing (and Eric was grilling) the protein, but they … Continue reading
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Last weekend’s baking project was the Lemon-Raspberry Cake from King Arthur Flour’s Whole Grain Baking (Countryman Press, 2006; p. 375). In yesterday’s post, I went into the details of buttercream frosting, which is an important part of this cake — but … Continue reading
On my way into work today with yet another layer cake (about which more to come later), it occurred to me that the entire time I was growing up, my mother baked cakes but never once made a buttercream frosting. … Continue reading
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Running a little late for this week’s “easy” midweek recipe write-up, but here goes. This chocolate pound cake recipe comes from King Arthur Flour’s Whole Grain Baking (Countryman Press, 2006; p. 387), so naturally it is made with a whole-grain flour … Continue reading
Another Monday, another cake — although I’m actually doing two cakes this week, both relatively easy. The first cake, from Rosetta Costantino’s Southern Italian Desserts (Ten Speed Press, 2013; p. 128), is called Torta di Ciliege. It follows the usual procedure … Continue reading
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Today’s recipe is “Chocolate–Peanut Butter Shortbread Bars”, from Lora Brody’s Chocolate American Style (Clarkson Potter, 2004; p. 196). Even though this was one of my “easy midweek” recipes, I took enough pictures to do a full walkthrough; if you notice that … Continue reading
The history of this recipe is a bit obscure: it’s understood to come from Texas, and it may have been inspired by an Italian torta; this version is from The Moosewood Restaurant Book of Desserts (Clarkson Potter, 1997; p. 99) — … Continue reading
Hey, it’s once again time for the easy midweek baking project! This time around, it was “Black and White Brownies” from The Moosewood Restaurant Book of Desserts (as by “The Moosewood Collective”, Clarkson Potter, 1997; p. 197). These are a fairly … Continue reading