Monthly Archives: November 2011

Smoked turkey two ways

We’re going to have way too much turkey this year. That’s ok: first, I love leftover turkey, and second, we can always give some away. What better way to compare two turkey recipes than to make them head-to-head? Turkey #1 … Continue reading

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Hazelnut cake with chocolate glaze

This cake got some rave reviews from Lesya and Bunya. Too bad I made a pretty egregious mistake while making it, or it might have turned out even better. This is quite a bit of work, but obviously well worth … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Bread with Dates

Is it strange to say that I’ve been looking forward to a bake sale?? Yes, that must sound strange. A perfect occasion to use my mini-loaf pans. This recipe called for some nut oil… And I had some hazelnut oil … Continue reading

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Brown Sugar Tuiles

This recipe yielded 18 cookies. It would be easy to double, but it takes a fair bit of time to bake because of the post-baking shaping. 2 egg whites 105 g light brown sugar 1 t vanilla extract Pinch of … Continue reading

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Buttermilk biscuits

These days, we almost always have buttermilk in the house. Yes, Lesya clearly supports (enables?) my habit. 235 g flour 185 g cake flour 1 T sugar 4 t baking powder 1.25 t salt 0.25 t baking soda 10 T … Continue reading

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Debbie’s Nut Delights

Here’s a cookie recipe from a previous co-worker, Debbie, who would make these for Christmas and save a bunch for the Super Bowl. At work, I had to ration these things or else I could eat maybe 30 of them … Continue reading

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