Monthly Archives: January 2016

Recipe quick takes: Moosewood’s (disappointing) Cinnamon Honey Coffeecake

“Cinnamon Honey Coffeecake”, from Moosewood Restaurant Book of Desserts (Clarkson Potter, 1997; p. 269) looked from the outset like an interesting idea: a yeast-raised coffee cake with an orange-flavored filling in the middle. Unfortunately, the final product was quite disappointing, which … Continue reading

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Other people’s recipes: Diane Duane’s “Mycroft’s Delight”

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I stumbled across this recipe one day when I was digging through Diane Duane’s tumblr looking for something else (I no longer remember what). As soon as I saw it I knew I wanted to make it. It’s associated with … Continue reading

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Recipe quick takes: Carole Bloom’s Butterscotch Toasted-Walnut Pound Cake

It’s taken me a while to write this post, which is one part annoying WordPress UI changes, one part laziness, and one part my overall “meh” feeling about the results of this recipe. I’ll be making something considerably more exciting … Continue reading

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Not sure if there will be any more posts here

I was all set to put up a short post here about last weekend’s baking when I found that WordPress.com had, without any notice, replaced their usable posting user interface with a horrible new one — and they also broke … Continue reading

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Other people’s recipes: Alice Medrich’s Bittersweet Deception

I’d like to claim that I was incredibly foresightful and deliberately chose a low-calorie chocolate torte to make for the first regular work day after two consecutive pig-out holidays (Christmas and New Year’s), but in fact it was sheer dumb … Continue reading

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Winter baking schedule

For the past several months, I’ve been posing irregular updates on what I plan to bake for the coming months. This started with my “summer baking project”, in which I polled co-workers on which recipes they were most interested in … Continue reading

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