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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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Coming Attractions (redux)

A month ago, I posted “Coming Attractions“, listing the things I was planning on doing for my summer baking project. I thought it was time to post an update. 8/24 Whole Grain Baking: Lemon–Raspberry Cake 8/26 Luchetti: Walnut–Hazelnut Bars 8/31 … Continue reading

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Other people’s recipes: Moosewood’s Texas Italian Cream Cake

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

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Recipe quick takes: Moosewood’s Black and White Brownies

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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Other people’s recipes: Moosewood’s Coconut Lemon Layer Cake

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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

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Coming Attractions

If you’ve been following my blog at all, you’ve probably read about how I made a list of recipes to bake this summer, and asked my coworkers to pick their top three (based only on the recipe name and source). … Continue reading

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Browniefest part 11: Two recipes that I expected better from, by Moosewood and by Fritz Knipschildt

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

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Pumpkin Pie Fest part II: the pies

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

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Pumpkin Pie Fest part I: the pastry

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

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