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

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

Month: August 2009

Dobos Torta

Dobos Torta

The August 2009 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Angela of A Spoonful of Sugar and Lorraine of Not Quite Nigella. They chose the spectacular Dobos Torte based on a recipe from Rick Rodgers’ cookbook Kaffeehaus: Exquisite Desserts from the Classic Caffés of Vienna, Budapest, […]

Hot Fudge!

Hot Fudge!

Yes. More chocolate. Obviously, my desire for chocolate did not desert (pun not intended!) me, as I had previously thought. I was craving vanilla ice cream. Since I am limiting the amount of sweets due to my diet, I convinced myself not to make my […]

Browned Butter “Chewy”

Browned Butter “Chewy”

I found this recipe, which was adapted from Alton Brown’s “The Chewy”, on RecipeGirl. I love her photos and almost all of her baked goods. For some reason, her cookies came out bigger and flatter than mine. They also look darker. Next time, I will […]

Chocolate Milk

Chocolate Milk

I thought that my cravings for chocolate were waning, but I was pining chocolate milk for the longest time. After a depressing and disappointing weekend, I decided to work on a chocolate milk recipe I had found on Yahoo Answers. The “by the glass” version […]

Peanut Butter Brownies (or Fudge?)

Peanut Butter Brownies (or Fudge?)

I’m tired of chocolate…to the point that I don’t like the stuff very much anymore. It’s weird. I guess as I get older, my love for chocolate wanes. Oh well, I thought I had had a hankering for chocolate and peanut butter once I saw […]

Double-Crust Pecanless Pie

Double-Crust Pecanless Pie

Pecanless Pie? With a double-crust? Yes. And yes. I don’t like nuts. I detest them, but I love Pecan Pie. Whenever I eat it, I have to spend 30 minutes picking all the pecans out of my slice, but it’s all worth it. I love […]

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