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Une Gamine dans la Cuisine. Since this month's Tuesdays with Dorie recipes were deliciously Fall-themed, and a bit on the rich side of the comfort food spectrum, I developed a craving for something light and lemony ( shocking, I know.)

Une Gamine dans la Cuisine

And since I've made two pies, a torte, and mini-bundt cakes in the last 20 days, anything that doesn't require the food processor, rolling pin, and a boot camp-like scrubbing process, sounds like a relaxing stroll through Central Park on a Sunday afternoon. Sometimes the basics are all that's required to make us happy. These cookies are so easy to make, you'll wonder if you actually did something that would be considered 'baking.

They're soft, chewy, sweet and have a bright, lemony aftertaste. If you need a quick little pick-me-up, or you're still in mourning over the passing of Summer, this recipe may be just what's needed. Lemon Sugar Cookies *printer friendly Recipe* MethodPreheat the oven to 350 degrees F. In a small bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Pop Up Card . Just Piece of Paper . Amazing Flower. Carrot Cake Recipe at Epicurious. Yield Makes one 9-by-5-inch or 4 1/2-by-8 1/2-inch (1 quart) loaf cake Editor's note: The recipe and introductory text below are from James Peterson's book Cooking.

Carrot Cake Recipe at Epicurious

Cakes like this carrot cake or banana bread are different than most cakes in that they call for oil, rather than butter. While the oil doesn't contribute much flavor, especially if you use vegetable oil, it does allow you to serve the cakes cold without them hardening, as they would if they were made with butter. Grate the carrot on the finest holes of a box grater that won't turn it to mush, or use the finest grater attachment on your food processor. Preparation Preheat the oven to 350°F. Bake for 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes Recipe. As I mentioned on Friday, I have been doing some experimentation with the beer and chocolate combination.

Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes Recipe

The Guinness-chocolate ice cream that I made totally kicked butt, so I couldn’t wait to see how I liked beer and chocolate in my cake. The answer? I like it, a whole heck of a lot. This was my first time doing Guinness-chocolate cakes, and I was totally optimistic that I would love it, and I was definitely right. These cupcakes are fashioned after the popular drink that consists of a shot of Baileys Irish Cream and Irish whiskey dropped into a pint of Guinness. These cupcakes consist of a Guinness-chocolate cake base, which has a wonderful depth of flavor and is also supremely moist. While you can’t really taste the beer in the cupcakes (it serves as more of a flavor enhancer for the chocolate), you can definitely taste the alcohol in the filling and the frosting. The Different Types of Pasta: What Kind is on my Plate?

Monkey Bread Recipe. Monkey Bread has been around forever, most people remember having it when they were kids.

Monkey Bread Recipe

Fond memories of the house filling up with the smell of cinnamon followed by eating a sticky treat with your fingers makes the delicious Monkey Bread a certified comfort food. There are different variations; our recipe has optional raisins in it while some like their Monkey Bread with nuts. You can add those or make monkey bread in the original classic way, without either. It really tastes fabulous all on it's own without anything added to it. For a different taste, we also have the Blueberry Monkey Bread recipe. Kids love this stuff, and being allowed to pull the pieces out themselves makes it all that much more fun. The flavors are perfectly blended in a velvety smooth and luxuriously sticky sauce. While the cinnamon version is thought to be the classic (it's the one most people grew up with), the claim to fame of Monkey Bread actually goes back to the early 1970s with a much different recipe. Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Gouda Cheese Sauce.

This morning I was looking at my home page and I realized that there is a lot of orange sweet potato and pumpkin going on.

Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Gouda Cheese Sauce

Considering the time of year I think it is very fitting. Maybe I should go red and green when Christmas comes around? Got any green and red recipes that I can try out for Christmas? In keeping with the autumn orange theme I got the idea to try a sweet potato gnocchi covered in gouda cheese sauce. The idea was to do it in a stovetop mac and cheese kind of style. I have never made a potato gnocchi before. First and most important you need 1 pound of sweet potato. In the photos I as preparing a double recipe so that is why you see so many potatoes. Pierce the potatoes with a fork. Microwave the potato for 5-6 minutes on each side, until tender. Slice the potatoes in half and let cool. Scoop out the flesh of the potatoes and mash, you need 1 1/2 cups of mashed potato. Add Parmesan cheese, brown sugar, 1 teaspoons salt, and nutmeg; mash to blend. Chocolate Ganache Cake Recipe at Epicurious. Make cake layers: Preheat oven to 350°F.

Chocolate Ganache Cake Recipe at Epicurious

Butter 3 (7- or 8-inch, 2-inch-deep) round cake pans and line bottoms with rounds of wax or parchment paper. Butter paper and dust pans with flour, knocking out excess. Whisk together water, cocoa, and espresso powder until smooth, then whisk in milk and vanilla. Sift together flour, baking soda, and salt. Beat together butter and brown sugar in a large bowl with an electric mixer at high speed until fluffy, then add eggs 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Divide batter among pans (about 2 1/3 cups per pan), smoothing tops. 10 Interesting Junk Food Facts. Vegan Wrap - 10 Vegan Lunches You Can Take to Work on Shine. Salted Caramel Chocolate Bars.