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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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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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Other people’s recipes: Lora Brody’s Chocolate Hazelnut Torte

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Another week, another cake! Up next on my list of summer baking projects is “Chocolate Hazelnut Torte”, a flourless chocolate cake from Lora Brody’s Chocolate American Style (Clarkson Potter, 2004; p. 118). Although not mentioned in the title (to the chagrin … Continue reading

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Other people’s recipes: Alice Medrich’s “Queen of Sheba” chocolate torte

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Originally this weekend, I figured I would make brownies. But then I got the idea for a brownie-fest and decided to do something different. I stumbled across the recipe for “The Queen of Sheba”, a chocolate-almond torte, in Alice Medrich’s … Continue reading

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