Entries Tagged as 'chocolate'

nutmeg dusted bittersweet chocolate cake

October 13th, 2008 · 38 Comments

i have a recipe for a flourless chocolate cake, found years ago in a ny times sunday magazine, that is unbelievably good. if baked with all the best ingredients, it costs $40 to make and serves 20 generously, weighing in at over 2 lbs. i rarely make it. and now there’s a good chance that […]

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Tags: baking · chocolate · fish

buffalo short ribs with tagliarelle and chocolate

October 12th, 2008 · 34 Comments

weatherwise, nashville autumns can be a mixed bag. last week it was in the mid 70′s going down to the low 40′s at night – and today it was 83 and glorious. during this schizophrenic transition into cool weather and comfort foods, sometimes it can be hard to get a handle on ‘seasonal’ eating. but i had some […]

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Tags: beef · chocolate · pasta

FRET 9 … plus mint stracciatella

June 9th, 2008 · 37 Comments

(if i’m going to whine, ice cream is the very least i can offer…) dear readers…  ceF is 2 days shy of turning one year old and well, i must tell you that as much fun as this is, in the short time that we’ve known each other i have recklessly and pitifully packed on some serious poundage. i have tried to be […]

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Tags: chocolate · FRET · ice cream

the power of the pantry

May 18th, 2008 · 32 Comments

there are times when the mere thought of whipping up a dinner is just more than i can bear.  and although you may have guessed this about me, the act of cooking  – just being in my kitchen and creating something delicious – is in my world, one of life’s most wondrous pleasures.  but still… instead […]

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Tags: chocolate · dessert

very chocolate sorbet

November 28th, 2007 · 9 Comments

on sunday, day 3 of a 5 day quasi-fast that consisted of tea and agave with an occasional tangerine,  i decided on a whim to make my guy some chocolate sorbet.  it’s about his second favorite thing to eat, rice pudding being way ahead of just about anything else on the planet.  i knew i […]

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Tags: chocolate · dessert · ice cream

chocolate zucchini muffins/loaf

July 22nd, 2007 · No Comments

i don’t bake.  much.  it’s too dangerous.  kinda like french cooking.  just over the top fat and calories and then there’s all that sugar and <sigh> that is why i don’t bake. that and this:  the phone rings and it’s my mom’s voice. “hiya honey, i just love the blog – it’s so wonderful.  i […]

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Tags: baking · chocolate · vegetables