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

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

Category: coffee

Life-Changing Chocolate Cake

Life-Changing Chocolate Cake

I apologize for this dark/bright photos. I took them late in the evening. I knew I needed to make this cake when I saw how much flour was required in relation to the other ingredients – 1 tablespoon! This cake was so smooth, warm, and […]

Chocolate Truffles: The Alton Brown Way

Chocolate Truffles: The Alton Brown Way

I don’t know why I took so long to post about these truffles. I made these for Valentine’s Day! Since my Valentine/on-and-off girlfriend of more than 10 years lives in another state, I made these truffles for my two good friends/colleagues/neighbors.We ate brunch at a […]

Chocolate Mousse Cheesecake

Chocolate Mousse Cheesecake

Sunday, February 7th, was….*gulp*…my birthday. Whew! There. I said it. I know my mom’s proud and shocked. It has taken me years to admit my birthday publicly to friends, students, and strangers. Usually I don’t tell anyone and don’t even celebrate the day of my […]

Chocolate Cupcakes with Coffee Buttercream

Chocolate Cupcakes with Coffee Buttercream

You see the cupcake in the back and on the left? The ugly, blurred-out ones? Yeah…awful. These cupcakes revived my craving for chocolate. Seriously. I’ve written about this chocolate cake recipe before; it is my go-to recipe. I used the leftover coffee buttercream from the […]

Espresso Ice Cream

Espresso Ice Cream

When I was staying with my mother over the holidays, she asked me when I was going to make ice cream for her. I asked her to tell me what kind of ice cream she wanted, and she said she wanted one with coffee in […]

KAF Brownies

KAF Brownies

As promised, here are the brownies I made during my Indian feast with my friend. This recipe originates from King Arthur’s website, but I spotted the recipe on Sing For Your Supper a few months ago. Since then, I have made these brownies many of […]

Daring Bakers: Macarons

Daring Bakers: Macarons

The 2009 October Daring Bakers’ challenge was brought to us by Ami S. She chose macarons from Claudia Fleming’s The Last Course: The Desserts of Gramercy Tavern as the challenge recipe.At first, I wasn’t going to participate in this month’s challenge because macarons are made […]

Coffee Ice Cream

Coffee Ice Cream

Last April, I was on a diet and decided to stop drinking soda and coffee. More than one year later, I am no longer on that diet, but I still do not drink soda. At times, I miss drinking it, especially when I see others […]

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