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Tuesdays with Dorie…Crème Brûlée

Tuesdays with Dorie…Crème Brûlée

I was very excited about this week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe because I love and I mean love crème brûlée. According to wikipedia, crème brûlée is a dessert consisting of a rich custard base...

My Very First Daring Bakers Post…

My Very First Daring Bakers Post…

I joined the Daring Bakers with hopes of pushing myself to create things outside of my normal repertoire. Well this challenge definitely did that, I never thought I would make my own crackers…actually the...

Devil’s Food White-Out Cake…

Since I purchased Dorie’s book, Baking: From My Home to Yours, I have been intrigued by the Devil’s Food White-Out Cake on the cover. The picture of the cake is beautiful and reminded me...

Spiced Oatmeal Raisin Cookies…

Spiced Oatmeal Raisin Cookies…

After a long cookie hiatus, it seems as though that is all I am making these days. In recent weeks I have made made Chocolate Chip, Chocolate Whopper Malted Drops, Chocolate Chunkers, Chunky Peanut...

The Perfect Party Cake

The Perfect Party Cake

One of my great friends celebrated her birthday this past Saturday and I thought this would be the perfect opportunity for me to tackle my fear of cakes. I have no idea why cakes...

It’s Tuesday…

It’s Tuesday…

It’s Tuesday and if you frequent my blog, you know that means it is time for another recipe from Dorie Greenspan’s book, Baking: From My Home to Yours. The recipe for Chocolate Chunkers was...

Oh My Chocolate…

On Monday, I came home from work completely exhausted and in the mood for something sweet. Being that I am back to work and too lazy to go to the grocery store for more...

Mocha Cupcakes…

Mocha Cupcakes…

I was sent a cake recipe via email from a friend. She proclaimed this to be better than Dorie Greenspan’s Perfect Party Cake, which was my current fave. This is a basic yellow cake...

Chocolate Whopper Malted Drops…

Chocolate Whopper Malted Drops…

This weeks Tuesdays with Dorie recipe is Chocolate Whopper Malted Drops. I must admit, this recipe did not really intrigue me, although I do indulge in Whoppers from time to time. However, I knew...

Cream Puffs and Eclairs…

Cream Puffs and Eclairs…

Due to Labor Day, I had a lot of time on my hands this past weekend and did a lot of baking. I was inspired by this month’s Daring Bakers challenge and decided to...