Creme Brulee

sous vide creme brulee

Sous vide creme brulee – the internet seems to think this is the best way to make a crème brûlée. We don’t own a sous vide machine (it’s on our list of useless counter accoutrements, sorry!), so we’ll dedicate this post to the classic crème brûlée we made the traditional way growing up. You’ll end … Read more

Gaston Lenotre’s Concorde: A Fancy French Chocolate Mousse Cake Recipe

chocolate mousse cake recipe

The Concorde combines meringues and chocolate mousse to win the prize for fanciest chocolate mousse cake recipe. A Short History of This Chocolate Mousse Cake Recipe This French Chocolate mousse cake is known in some circles as a Concorde. It is, to us, the perfect dessert for a party. The cake is festive looking and … Read more

Waffle House Waffle Recipe: Eat Dessert for Breakfast (Just This Once)

Eco Friendly Waffle Maker

Today we learn about the Waffle House waffle recipe. Try not to read the ingredient list too closely or you may never return to Waffle House. About This Recipe Our dad used to joke “What’s the best house in the world?….WAFFLE HOUSE!” He was telling Dad Jokes long before they were a meme, and with … Read more

A Kolaski Cookie Recipe to Make Your Leftover Jam Sing

kolaski cookie recipe

This Kolaski Cookie Recipe is quick and easy and makes any jam you might have hanging around in your refrigerator taste even better. A Short History of this Kolaski Cookie Recipe Sometimes we wonder whether we pass taste down through our gene pools. Our family on both sides immigrated from Eastern Europe to the United … Read more

Best Dark Chocolate Cake Recipe For All Occasions

Dark Chocolate Cake Recipe

This dark chocolate cake recipe is our house favorite. It’s pictured here with a nest of chocolate eggs for easter, but it’s the star of every holiday! About This Dark Chocolate Cake Recipe Like so many of the best things in life, this cake incredibly flexible.  It can stand up to a range of toppings, … Read more

Homemade Chocolate Icing Recipe: What Your Cake Needs Now

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This homemade chocolate icing recipe is emphatically not a buttercream. it is a fudgy and tangy, yet strangely light concotion. What cake should I use this homemade chocolate icing recipe with? In the battle of vanilla vs chocolate lovers, our households fall squarely in the chocolate camp. This may have been genetically preprogrammed, or the … Read more

Jiggly Cake Recipe

Jiggly Cake Recipe

This jiggly cake recipe is also known as a Japanese style cheesecake or a soufflé cheesecake. It is lightened with beaten egg whites, resulting in a light and airy texture. A Short History of the Jiggly Cake Recipe and Japanese Style Cheesecakes We are fascinated by the way recipes pass from one culture into the … Read more