Domestic Diva versus Vegan World Takeover

After today's baking class (subject: light sourdough bread) I needed something sweet to calm down my adrenaline hyped nerves. The oven was still warm; and we had lots of peanutbutter in the fridge - leftovers from daughters and tenants.Looking for a very peanutbuttery recipe I chose the Chocolate Peanutbutter Swirl Cupcakes from Martha Stewart's "Cupcakes" … Continue reading Domestic Diva versus Vegan World Takeover

Burnt Bread, Shin and Loving Husband – Verbranntes Brot, Bein und liebender Ehemann

This morning, opening the oven to rotate my baguettes my glasses fell from my nose onto the oven door. In order to retrieve them before they turned into a lump of melted plastic I tilted the pan with the baguettes, they dropped and one broke, of course. Picking up the breads in a haste, my … Continue reading Burnt Bread, Shin and Loving Husband – Verbranntes Brot, Bein und liebender Ehemann

GERMAN CHOCOLATE CAKE – SCHOKOLADEN-KOKOS-PECAN-TORTE

  Photo: Big 4-layer cake German Chocolate Cake is about as German as Hamburgers are from Hamburg. This (very American) cake is fabulous, but could easily feed an army! The original (recipe from my beloved "Cooks Illustrated") is at least 5 inch high and very sweet. If you eat a 1/2 inch slice you are … Continue reading GERMAN CHOCOLATE CAKE – SCHOKOLADEN-KOKOS-PECAN-TORTE