karen r

For the Deepest, Darkest Chocolate Ice Cream, Add Cocoa Nibs

Valhrona cocoa powder is not "natural" - it is dutched.

Win a Copy of 'Baked Occasions'

Win a Copy of 'Plenty More'

Win a Copy of 'Ovenly'

Chocolate covered pretzels.

Win a Copy of 'Huckleberry'

a fresh fig tart

Win a Copy of 'The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Vegetable Cookbook'

Nothing better than ratatouille with farmer's market veggies

Win a Copy of 'Salad Samurai'

Green beans and heirloom tomatoes

Win a Copy of 'Paris Pastry Club'

Fresh fruit pie.

Win a Copy of 'A Change of Appetite'

Love roasted vegetables of all kinds

Win a Copy of 'Sweet and Vicious: Baking With Attitude'

Falafel with homemade pita bread and various homemade pickled things.

Win a Copy of 'Fruitful: Four Seasons of Fresh Fruit Recipes'

Cook the Book: 'The Nourished Kitchen' by Jennifer McGruther

I like making my own jams.

Win a Copy of 'Robicelli's: A Love Story, With Cupcakes'

Vanilla cupcake, chocolate buttercream

Cook the Book: 'The Homesick Texan's Family Table' by Lisa Fain

Brisket and beer

Cook the Book: 'The VB6 Cookbook' by Mark Bittman

Cook the Book: 'The New Southern Table' by Brys Stephens

Cook the Book: 'Afro-Vegan' by Bryant Terry

latkes, borscht, and blintzes

Pie Place in South Bay/Monterey Bay Area?

Duarte's Tavern in Pescadero

Cook the Book: 'Yucatán' by David Sterling

India is high on my list right now

Cook the Book: 'Joy of Kosher' by Jamie Geller

I grew up in a non observant Jewish home, but had some friends who kept kosher. I remember having dinner at a friend's house and being confused by the fact that they had schmaltz on the table instead of butter for bread, and that they wouldn't let you put cheese on a burger.

Flourless Bitter Lime Coconut Macaroon Cake with White Chocolate Whipped Cream

I don't see the note for the limes? (in the ingredient list for seedless limes, recipe says "see notes") I only see a note about the pan.

Cook the Book: 'The New Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone' by Deborah Madison

homemade pasta with fresh pesto

Hot Cross Buns

In the monkey bread recipe, the importance of bread flour for texture is emphasized. I'm often confused about which flour to use, I'd love to hear a description of the difference in texture obtained with bread flour v. all-purpose.

Bake the Book: First Prize Pies

not a fan of sweet potato pie

Bake the Book: The Model Bakery Cookbook

cookies, coffee cakes, pies - basic american baked goods

Miami Recommendations?

I'm going to Miami next month for the first time. I'd love any good restaurant recommendations. Not necessarily high-end, just places to go for an authentic Miami experience for breakfast/lunch/dinner. We'll be there for 3 days. One person is a vegetarian but not fussy (he's okay with having a salad/side dish/dessert). Also any bakery/food shops/etc recommendations are welcome.

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