dylanmhowell asked: http://www.notquitenigella.com/2010/04/27/zebra-cheesecake
Sorry about the hiatus
College has us busy and without kitchens, well, mostly… We’ll be baking like your grandmother during the holidays, just give us a break for about three more weeks.
The kind of friends you want to have.
You could describe Katlyn and Emily as people you can confidently say “open saucier” around, without feeling pretentious or like an impostor.
M: I'm not going to be able to bake much at all when I'm in a dorm. You know how much skinnier I am going to get?
N: You know how much skinnier the whole family is going to get?
Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting
So, I was in a mood. A mood to make frosting, that is. However, I was feeling extremely lazy/guilty because I had government to study for (federalism, anyone?), so I used a box of devil’s food cupcake mix. I don’t know what makes cupcake mix any different from normal cake mix, other than it comes with a smaller amount in it, but I won’t complain. I’d probably toss all that...
An interesting excerpt
“One of the best blog posts I’ve read in a while was on the Evite blog. I wasn’t a regular reader (it’s now in my RSS), but I happened to be over there sending out at Evite when I came across a cookie taste test blog post. The blog author (there was no name cited) talks about an experiment where he/she served three different types of Toll House chocolate chip cookies: ...
If you can bake a cake, you can have a man.– Overheard on America’s Test Kitchen
Basic Buttercream Frosting
I use this recipe. A lot. Ingredients: 1/4 C Shortening 1/4 C. Butter (softened) 1/2 tsp. Extract 1 1/4 C. Confectioners Sugar 1 Tbsp liquid of choice (generally milk) Directions In a large bowl, cream butter, shortening, and extract. Gradually add sugar (so as not to have any powdered sugar disasters), then add in milk. If you want an icing, subtract some of...