Obligatory Post about the Obligatory Christmas Treat

December 31, 2010

Is there anything more glorious than red velvet cake batter in a red mixer?

Why yes there is. Red velvet cake plus an entire can of cream cheese frosting in a red mixer.

For Christmas I made Bakerella’s famous “Red Velvet Cake Balls” recipe again. After 4 years of making them, they have basically become a holiday [...]

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Cooking with Liz, part I

October 7, 2010

After reading Nate’s lemon poppy seed post, I decided to do a little digging and look what I found:

Aww, memories. That’s the exact failure that he so vividly described yesterday. In addition to all the mistakes he listed, it looks like we also forgot to grease the pan.

But like he said, we had fun, ate [...]

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Cooking with Liz, Part II

October 5, 2010

So, most of you probably don’t know, but Liz and my second date was something of a fiasco. Probably not as much of a fiasco as the first, but there was an issue with some baking we attempted.
To bake lemon poppy seed muffins, you usually need a muffin pan. If you don’t, you [...]

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