Week 28 | 8.25.2010
Oh oven, we were getting along so well. I made a batch of macarons for a dinner party, then another, and then another. We were having such a good time together that I decided to make a chocolate granola snack to round out our day-long companionship. But somewhere in between macaron batch #3 and rotating the granola at the halfway point, you gave up on me and turned cold…
Posts Tagged ‘cinnamon’
Week 27 | 8.16.2010
It’s been a cold summer, the coldest it’s been in 50 years?! I’ll have none of that, or perhaps I’ll simply soothe my disappointment with a lovely chocolate cake, piped with a fresh dollop of sweet, caramelized cinnamon cream. I’m already warmed and comforted.
Week 6 | 3.24.2010
I slept poorly last night, and it was entirely my own doing.
I was tempted by Pierre Herme’s 20-hour apple recipe – thinly sliced apples are layered with melted butter, sugar & spices and baked for 10 hours at the lowest possible oven setting. [The remaining 10 hours are for chilling the apples to achieve the proper consistency, i.e. melty]. I didn’t want to be oven-handicapped, particularly since I was planning on baking bread and cookies…, so I planned for most of the baking to happen overnight. Read the rest of this entry »