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Code Red: Chocolate Torte

Yes, the picture says it all.

Instead of Happy Birthday, there should be a warning stamped on the top of this cake:  Hazard to One’s Health… 1,042 more words

Appetizers And Snacks

Classic Pesto

Classic Pesto is a staple in our house.  Every year we put up several batches to savor the fresh taste of basil year round. We grow tons of basil to support our son’s crazy pesto habit.   336 more words


Genoise… the thing that dreams are made of

Earlier this month I mentioned that I was working on mastering the French genoise.  I am still at it and am more impressed than ever with the amount of technique and skill required to pull this off.  863 more words

Appetizers And Snacks

Golden Fig & White Balsamic Jam

Golden Balsamic Fig & Onion Jam

Source and a discourse on fig jam:  Adapted from my previous recipe, which has a much higher vinegar content than most recipes online.  943 more words


Wicked Club Sandwich

by Heather Harris Brady

This is the time of year when it’s not so great to be a cook in a kitchen with no air conditioning. 309 more words


Butternut BBQ Sauce (Low Sugar) ala Watson

by Heather Harris Brady

For the past few months I’ve been reading about Watson’s new vocation. The Jeopardy-playing IBM computer with no tastebuds has taken up cooking. 344 more words


Peach Chutney with a Texas Drawl

There’s nothing like a tree-ripened peach, one so succulent that its perfumed juices dribble down your chin and slurping noises are the norm.  I have had my share of this year’s Texas peach crop and have specially enjoyed the local Hill Country beauties from Fredericksburg and Stonewall. 359 more words

Appetizers And Snacks