Archive for January, 2010

Jan 31 2010

Glazed Lime Cake

Published by under Dessert,Spring,Winter

glazed lime cake

This week, I decided to start things off with a simple dessert designed to last all week. This recipe is simple, easy, and inexpensive to make as it utilizes ingredients that many of us already have on hand. Perfect. I’ve made simple cakes like this before and I remembered their penchant for drying out if […]

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Jan 28 2010



I first started playing with choux dough back in college. At the time, my idea of cooking involved a bag of frozen mixed vegetables and a sauce packet. My roommates and I would cut up chicken, then stir-fry the chicken, add the veggies, add the sauce, and let it simmer for a bit. Whomever wasn’t […]

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Jan 22 2010

Coffee Crunch Bars

Published by under Chocolate,Dessert

coffee crunch bars

After the holidays, I spent some time perusing old food magazines, especially the winter issues. I found this recipe from Molly Wizenberg’s column in Bon Appetit, and the bars sound fun and tasty, and I was ready to try something different. I almost had all of the ingredients, but because I only had light brown […]

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Jan 20 2010

Tomato & Goat Cheese Tarts

Published by under Appetizer,Main Course,Vegetarian

tomato & goat cheese tarts

When I first received my copy of Back to Basics, I knew that someday I would make the goat cheese tart. I mean, it has some of my favorite components: puff pastry, goat cheese, caramelized onions, parmesan, thyme…add a glass of wine, and life is perfect. I originally made this recipe last year for the […]

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