Corn Ice Cream

August 6, 2013


Corn Ice Cream with Peaches and Raspberries

I haven’t posted recipes in a while since I find myself less inspired lately, and not reading a lot of blogs since the demise of google reader.  But there are lots of awesome things at the farmers market. -1.0 setup and necessary objects Buy at least 4 ears of sweet corn Have an ice cream maker […]

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Biscotti w/ walnuts

May 20, 2013


Chocolate Biscotti

Pre-heat the oven to 375° F These biscotti are chocolate, with espresso (moka-pot espresso), and chocolate chips, buts are optional). Prep 2 sheet pans, with parchment. 1.0 Chocolate Chocolate Chip Biscotti   Ingredients: 3 Cups       ________________ All-Purpose Flour~375 grams 1 Cup  ________________ Sugar 1 tsp   ________________ Baking Powder (aka BP) 1⁄3 Cup  […]

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Gluten Free Croissants

April 19, 2013


Gluten Free Croissant

Croissants are possibly my favorite thing.  I use a base recipe from Jacques Torres (from Dessert Circus) – but have tweaked things slightly over the years I’ve been making them.  (I’m trying out the Tartine SF croissant recipe from their bread book right now – it’s breadier than I like my viennoiserie). A friend asked […]

Dairy Free Chocolate Cookies with Coconut Oil

April 13, 2013


Pre-heat the oven to 375° F Prep 2 sheet pans, with parchment. 1.0 Chocolate Cookies, Dairy Free Ingredients: 103 grams (~ 3⁄4 Cups + 1 TBSP)    _______ All-Purpose Flour 1⁄4 tsp  __________________________ Baking Powder (aka BP) 10 grams (~2 TBSP)   ________________ Cocoa Powder (not dutch) 1⁄4 tsp  __________________________ salt 280 grams _______________________ dark chocolate, melted […]

Almond Biscotti

March 11, 2013



Simple almond biscotti – I use cardamom (white cardamom in this case) to compliment the almonds.  Fennel seed works well too. To use fresh cardamom, pull the husks off of 5 or 6 pods, and crush the little seeds from inside. Pre-heat the oven to 375° F Prep 2 sheet pans, with parchment. 1.0 Biscotti   […]

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bombe glacée – blood orange sorbet and vanilla ice cream

March 3, 2013


Bombe glacée is a super retro dessert, but it is pretty and tasty.  It is a molded ice cream dish, usually a half dome (hence, bomb, I think…).  This one is filled with vanilla “ice cream” (dairy free, made with almond milk, or coconut milk), and blood orange sorbet – kind of like a fancy […]


March 2, 2013



This is my mom’s recipe, which I’ve tweaked, which she tweaked from the old bakers’ chocolate recipe on the box.  She used to make it in one bowl  – but I prefer to dirty every dish I can.  I like these because they taste like brownie mix brownies, but aren’t.  (Weird right? We all have […]

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