Archive for August, 2010

Tuesdays With Dorie: Espresso Chocolate Shortbread Cookies

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

I don’t know why I wasn’t terribly fond of these: I love coffee, chocolate, and shortbread. The combination should have been fantastic. To be fair, I made them for my older son’s going-away party, and they had some competition. I also made Dorie’s World Peace cookies (with a combo of chocolate chips and mint chips […]

Tuesdays With Dorie: Chocolate Ganache Ice Cream

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

Homemade ice cream equals happiness, pure and simple. It’s like anything else, I guess — making something at home that most people think can come only from a store is incredibly satisfying. But ice cream is so simple, and so quick to transform itself into heaven, that it has a special place in my heart. […]

Pancakes! (And a Special Guest Blogger!)

Monday, August 9th, 2010

Ben did something cool this morning, and I made him write about it. I’m such a mean mom. Herewith, my second-born: I’m writing this post because this morning, I made pancakes. But not just any pancakes — special pancakes. They feel like popovers, but they aren’t. I made one with toasted coconut, the flavor of which […]

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