Archive for January, 2012

  • Black Bottom Brownies

    By Jennifer McHenry on January 15, 2012
    When 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. […]
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  • Coca-Cola Cake

    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 […]
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  • Peanut Butter Cookies with Milk Chocolate Chunks

    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.

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