Cooking for one? Frustrated with recipe adjustment? You want to improvise but not quite ready to just “wing it”? You want a fritter batter (for one or two) but the recipe serves six? Using something other than measuring cups and measuring spoons can give you a lot more freedom in the kitchen. How to Cook without […]
Originally posted on Wine by Ari:
I came across this amazing recipe for Apothic Dark Red Wine Cake from Chasing Delicious. Apothic Dark Red Wine Cake Ingredients 6 ounces flour 2 ounces cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 8 ounces unsalted butter, at room temperature 14 ounces vanilla sugar (or granulated…
I have to say that for the most part, I hate shopping–except food-related shopping. When I do food-related shopping, I almost always come home with something that was not on the shopping list (Yes, I do make shopping lists, but I don’t really do meal planning.) do sometimes venture in to the food store without […]
I just have to share this post from Spoon, Fork, Bacon for Double Chocolate Pound Cake! Pound cakes are my favorite in almost any flavor, but then add chocolate, and I’m likely to eat way more of this than I should. I’ve not made it yet, but it’s on for the weekend.
…and I’m waiting, none too patiently for it to be done–it smells heavenly: buttery, coffee-y, nutty, with a little caramel-molasses-like overtone from the brown sugar. (It’s a very easy cake to put together–you don’t even really need to use a mixer–but since it was sitting there on the counter, I did use it.) The recipe […]
You can tell from the posts here that I don’t do a lot of desserts. I usually satisfy my sweet tooth with fruit (dried or fresh) or dark chocolate. Sometimes something like the brioche filled with chocolate ganache. I will admit to really liking so-called “pound cake” or pâte à quatre-quarts; otherwise, I pretty much […]
Since I’ve gotten Trillian installed I get all these quick updates from Twitter and Facebook zipping across my desktop. This one, given that it’s berry season, looked like something I should pass on. I’m not usually “into” cakes particularly, but I do have a weakness for good pound cake, especially with fresh berries, figs, and […]