The picture of this week's TWD looks so amazing. I've been wanting to make it ever since I bought the book. Unfortunately, we don't normally have nuts in my house so I never got around to making it. So of course I was excited when Carla of Chocolate Moosey picked it for this week. Caramel, … Continue reading TWD- Chocolate-Crunched Caramel Tart
Well, it actually turned out looking more like a car because I was afraid to suspend the skate on top of the wheels in the heat we're having now. The cake, skate and wheels are all red velvet with cream cheese buttercream.
Cottage cheese gets a bad rap. I know a lot of people who think it's disgusting, but I like it. Not with canned fruit or anything, and yes, my mom did put it in lasagne when I was growing up (gasp!).But, hmm, cottage cheese cookies? Sounds... chunky.No, these cookies have pureed cottage cheese, butter, a … Continue reading TWD- Cottage Cheese Pufflets
I always approach pastry recipes with a little apprehension- I don't love cutting butter into flour until it "resembles crumbs." But this recipe sounded so good and easy, I was excited to make it. Chosen by Julie of Someone's in the Kitchen, this recipe was pretty easy, although it required more dough-chilling than I like. … Continue reading TWD- Flaky Apple Turnovers
This week was chosen by Life in a Peanut Shell for Espresso Cheesecake Brownies. I thought these sounded really good- a moist brownie topped with an espresso cheesecake layer, topped with sweetened sour cream. Actually, now that I type that out, it sounds like a lot. And it was. Don't get me wrong, I love … Continue reading TWD- Espresso Cheesecake Brownies