Archive for May, 2009

Daring Bakers: Strudel, With Not an Apple in Sight

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

The May Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Linda of make life sweeter! and Courtney of Coco Cooks. They chose Apple Strudel from the recipe book Kaffeehaus: Exquisite Desserts from the Classic Cafés of Vienna, Budapest and Prague by Rick Rodgers. I wasn’t going to do apple, was I? I thought it was about time #2 […]

Tuesdays With Dorie: Chipster-Topped Brownies

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

I like brownies. I love chocolate-chip cookies (most especially ones made from the amazing oatmeal chocolate-chip recipe on the Quaker Oats box). How could I go wrong with this week’s TWD recipe, which combines the two. I managed. I made these in a hurry, a couple of hours before #2 Son’s belated 12th-birthday party. He […]

Tuesdays With Dorie: Fresh Mango Bread

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009

I’m a sucker for quick breads, as long as they’re good; I’ve certainly had more than my share of dry, tasteless banana bread. But this week’s Tuesdays With Dorie recipe, chosen from Baking: From My Home to Yours by Kelly of Baking with the Boys, is not dry and tasteless, not by a long shot. […]

Tuesdays With Dorie: Tartest Lemon Tart

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

Again with the fruit. I was so not looking forward to this week’s Tuesdays With Dorie recipe, chosen for us by Babette of Babette Feasts. Not only do I not like fruit as fruit, I particularly don’t like citrus fruit, even the flavor. But you know what? I actually liked this, the only member of […]

Tuesdays With Dorie: Tiramisu Cake (But Not for Us!)

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

Not only did I forget to make the delicious-sounding TWD recipe this week, but I forgot to post that I forgot to make it. (Sorry — things have been insane around here all week.) Please go see what all the other TWDers made!

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