Monthly Archives: January 2012

Devil’s Food Cake with Fudge Frosting

In my opinion, things made from scratch taste better than store-bought 99% of the time. A homemade loaf of bread beats one made from a box, homemade cookies beat ones made from a mix, and so on.  Sometimes I look … Continue reading

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Apple Crisp

Sometimes I don’t want to bake something fancy.  Sometimes I just want to throw together a bunch of yummy stuff, without having to worry about exact measurements.  Sometimes I just want something warm and fruity for my afternoon snack. Days … Continue reading

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Ciabatta bread

The soup recipe I was making tonight suggested serving it alongside “plentiful ciabatta bread for dipping.”  I remembered that my new Williams-Sonoma Bread cookbook had a recipe for ciabatta, so I figured why bother buying it when I could make it? … Continue reading

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Italian Almond Tart

The problem with having a baking blog is that when stuff doesn’t come out right, you feel an extra dose of embarrassment. Bad enough Kevin saw how bad this tart was, but now everyone on the internet will as well.  True, … Continue reading

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