Archives for: June 2009

Well, I just didn't have a layer cake in me this weekend, and I especially could not reach deep enough to make a buttercream with 3 sticks of butter. Softening an entire pound of butter for cake and frosting is hard to swallow when you have no real occas… more »
The tree of perfection is a thorny bitch to climb. However, when one does, through perseverance and sheer will reach the zenith - the view is breathtaking. I am of the belief that it is possible for an apt home cook to replicate or better *MOST* of the… more »
So I was in the mood for a milkshake. I ended up making a smoothie instead (on Nick's suggestion). The smoothie was delicious, but I still want that milkshake. Perhaps that is what I will do with some of the leftover Apricot Honey Ice Cream. Howe… more »

Peace out MJ

So Michael Jackson is dead. Pretty crazy. I was sad to hear this, but not exactly surprised. I grew up totally enamored by him and his music. Like serious adolescent obsession. In fact me and my sister will still get down to some Thriller on a road trip.… more »
This week's Craving Ellie in My Belly recipe is Vegetable Cheese Strata and was chosen by Jen of A Mid Life Culinary Adventure. You can find the recipe here or on page 26 of The Food You Crave: Luscious Recipes for a Healthy Life by Ellie Krieger. I a… more »
I don't think I need to wax poetic about the benefits of fresh homemade sandwich rolls, so I won't. I'll just say that a fresh roll can turn a good sandwich into a great sandwich, which you already know. I made these rolls for pulled BBQ chicken sandw… more »

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