September 2011

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chocolate stout cake

chocolate stout cake

Basically this is the best chocolate cake I have ever had in my life.  And basically that’s all you need to know, so just go ahead and scroll on down to the recipe if you want, and I will completely understand. But (if you’re still with me) here’s a little more background.  I don’t like … more

biscoff butter cookies

biscoff butter cookies

I know that I just shared graham cracker biscoff toffee with you.  And I know that there are a lot of you that don’t have biscoff spread in your stores yet.  And I also know that biscoff spread is becoming quite the trend.  So I know you probably don’t need another recipe.  Much less a … more

popovers

popovers

Bread is probably my favorite part of any meal (besides dessert obviously), and yet it is often the one part of any meal that gets the most neglected in my kitchen.  There was my baguette baking adventure not too long ago (which, I am ashamed to admit has not yet been repeated, despite their freezability), … more

mini cheesecakes

mini cheesecakes

I have to be honest.  Up until recently I never really saw the appeal of cheesecake.  I used to go to get-togethers and someone would bring of those little cheesecake platters of all the tiny slices of different flavors and my friends would descend up on them like they were manna from heaven.  And sure, … more

savory chicken drummettes

savory chicken drummettes

I really don’t have a lot of words to share with you today because this week has been kind of crazy and my mind is kind frazzled. We had some friends over to watch football last night, and as I’ve said before, I always have a hard time coming up with appetizer type foods.  I … more