Just another single, polyglot, xenophilic, Texan in the kitchen...

Just another single, polyglot, xenophilic, Texan in the kitchen...

Month: April 2009

Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

After reading so many blog entries about homemade ice cream and sorbets, I decided to give in and purchase an ice cream maker two days ago. As soon as I got home, I opened the box like a fortunate kid on Christmas day and placed […]

Daring Kitchen Challenge: Abbey’s Infamous Cheesecake

Daring Kitchen Challenge: Abbey’s Infamous Cheesecake

Interesting Daring Kitchen conversation about the name of this cheesecake: Daring Baker (DB) 1: Are you sure you mean infamous and not famous? Infamous means “having a reputation of the worst kind: notoriously evil’! Big Grin” DB2: Ha, you haven’t met my friend Abbey. *grin* […]

Homemade Oreos and Oreo Cupcakes!

Homemade Oreos and Oreo Cupcakes!

A quick post to show the homemade Oreos I made…and Oreo Cupcakes! The batter spilled over on some of the cupcakes so they look a bit deformed :). Fortunately, the taste was not affected. I still need to work on decorating. I had trouble making […]

Homemade White Bread

Homemade White Bread

I made my first loaf of homemade bread about a week ago! Since homemade bread only lasts 2-3 days on the counter, I cut up the bread and placed it in foil and ziploc bags (2 slices each). So, whenever I want some bread, I […]

Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie

For months I have been craving Key Lime Pie. I don’t know what prevented me from making it. I guess it was because I didn’t want an entire pie in my house, because I know I will end up eating all of it instead of […]

Calzone/Calzoni

Calzone/Calzoni

Many people in the U.S. mispronounce and misuse the Italian word calzone. First, it has 3 syllables [kal-ZO-ne(h)], not 2 [kal-ZONE] (insert BUZZER SOUND here!). Second, calzone refers to one doughy envelope of yummy fillings, while calzoni refers to more than one, not calzones (insert […]

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