It’s officially December, when cookie and candy eating is suddenly, magically sanctioned, and I start recipe hunting, buying decorations and baking in a mad frenzy. Being cold-weather averse, I need to channel my energy via projects like this before I go stir crazy. While lots of my ideas will go either un-started or unfinished this [...]
Entries Tagged as ‘Dessert Recipes and Baking Tips’
December 12, 2012
Caramel making 101: hot sugar adheres to skin and hair. Don’t get it all over your hands while you’re making it, or god forbid taste it (why is this so tempting, I don’t know!). Just have a silicone spatula ready and keep your distance. This was my first flan, and I chose this recipe because [...]
November 21, 2012
It’s easy, requires simple ingredients–I already had most if this in the house–and it’s addictive. And you can make it in one bowl with just a whisk, if you want to add quick cleanup to the list. One tip: don’t eat this pumpkin pie out of the baking dish. Unless you really need that dish [...]
November 16, 2012
I made this orange vanilla pound cake from a combination of two favorite recipes and a heartfelt apology.