By Jennifer McHenry on January 15, 2012When we moved to New York just over a year ago, I was forced to whittle down my cookbook collection. Believe me, losing 3000 square feet of living space will make you whittle down a lot of things. I spent a lot of time and thought considering what books would make the cut. My collection is about 85% baking books. […]
By Jennifer McHenry on January 11, 2012
I've had a strange fascination with this cake for a long time, yet I've never made it. There's something about the thought of making a cake with a Coke that intrigues me. Sort of in a how-can-that-possibly-work way.
This particular recipe comes from Classic Southern Desserts by Southern Living. I don't know if this cake truly has Southern origins, but it certainly seems Southern enough to me. I mean, who else would pour Coca-Cola into a cake?
By Jennifer McHenry on January 9, 2012
The recipe for these amazing cookies comes to us from the equally amazing guys at Baked and their cookbook, Baked: New Frontiers in Baking. I've only made it over to Red Hook once to sample their creations, but their two cookbooks are certainly well-used in my kitchen.
I've had these cookies bookmarked for a while. Recently, I had a couple of baking... Well, I hate to say disasters. Let's just say I've had some challenges of late. Because of that, I found myself wanting to bake something straightforward. Not surprisingly, I turned to an old favorite pair of mine - peanut butter and chocolate.