Recipe Index

dessert & pies archive

plum cake, because plums are better when cake is involved

Okay, this cake also goes by the name of torte. I’m not sure why, but truthfully I couldn’t care less. This is a good cake with a good New York Times lineage. If you haven’t made it already, I’m not…

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winning hearts & minds on a case-by-case basis: rhubarb ginger foolish mess

Tomorrow is my birthday and I’m feeling all sentimental. Maybe because I renewed my driver’s license today and I’m sad to report that my horrible photo of years ago will be replaced with a horrible new photo that pretty much…

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working it out: cinnamon apple snack cake

I should be feeling on the crabby side of the morning spectrum. I was woken up extra early this morning and I was out of my milk for my morning coffee. Yet, because it was the deep, repeated bellow of…

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icy hot: diablo ice cream sandwiches

Uh, yeah, so that happened. Ice cream sandwiches. Like, whoa. The first time I went to┬áTacofino, I went to their commissary, not their food truck. We went with another couple and when it came to dessert, one friend made the…

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popsicle prescription: dark & creamy chocolate fudgesicles

It’s hot out. Let’s not make a fuss. Eat a popsicle and call it dessert. Call it a snack. Call it dinner. You’ll eat a salad later or something with kale to make up for it. Or maybe you’ll just…

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a birthday stunner: chocolate & peanut butter mousse tart

Today is my birthday but this isn’t my birthday cake. On Saturday when I had a couple friends over for dinner I made what I had hoped would be a fudgey and gooey mud pie, but instead I got something…

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rustic dessert: winter fruit pie with walnut crumb

I made this pie for Thanksgiving and realized that I forgot to post about it. A shame since it’s a very good pie.┬áBut it all works out since Amercian Thanksgiving is coming up in a few weeks and this pie…

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summer lovin’: sour cherry frozen yogurt

I feel a bit sorry that sour cherry season is nearly over in this neck of the woods. East of the Rockies, sour cherry season may already be long gone. I’m sad because sour cherries are my most prized fruit…

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