“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
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
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Another weekend, another cake! This time, it’s Coconut Lemon Layer Cake from The Moosewood Restaurant Book of Desserts (Clarkson Potter, 1997; p. 94). Like most of the recipes in this cookbook, it’s not attributed to any particular baker, and some aspects … Continue reading
Now we come to two brownie recipes that were real disappointments to me. First up, from Moosewood Restaurant Book of Desserts (ascribed to “The Moosewood Collective”, copyright owned by Vegetable Kingdom, Inc.; Clarkson Potter, 1997) are “Hazelnut Brownies” (p. 198), … Continue reading
On Sunday, I baked five of the six pies. I ran into two issues that prevented me from baking pie #6 on Sunday: I ran out of both pumpkin and eggs. (This was perhaps because my shopping list was based … Continue reading
When you’re baking a whole bunch of something, it pays to arrange things assembly-line style, so that you’re not constantly moving ingredients from cabinet to work area and back, and so that the tools, measures, and bowls that are needed … Continue reading