Daring Bakers- Biscuit Joconde Imprime/Entremet

The January 2011 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Astheroshe of the blog accro. She chose to challenge everyone to make a Biscuit Joconde Imprime to wrap around an Entremets dessert. This is my first DB challenge in... over a year and a half! Sad, because this group is so fun and I love trying … Continue reading Daring Bakers- Biscuit Joconde Imprime/Entremet

CS Bakers- Graham Cracker Chocolate Chip Snacking Cake

Ok, this cake was SO good. The cake uses graham cracker crumbs and a reduced amount of flour. Chocolate chips help add to the sweetness since there isn't a lot of sugar in it. I doubled the recipe and made a 9x13" cake for dinner guests.The photo pretty much sums up how it was received:Right … Continue reading CS Bakers- Graham Cracker Chocolate Chip Snacking Cake

TWD- Fluff-filled Chocolate Madeleines (Buttons)

I actually pulled this week's TWD off! I really wanted to make these, but I didn't have a Madeleine pan and didn't want to buy one because I would never use it again. Enter the P&Q. Chocolatechic (who has a great blog) posted about using a muffin pan. Great! I have those!I used a standard size muffin tin. … Continue reading TWD- Fluff-filled Chocolate Madeleines (Buttons)

Slow Cooker Chicken & Wild Rice Soup with Quick Drop Biscuits

I'm not a winter person. I was born and raised in Utah where it's cold and snowy (I know, there are worse places). So I was ecstatic when I met and married someone who, although he was from Utah also, didn't like the cold or the snow either (or sports!!). Yay for me!But I do … Continue reading Slow Cooker Chicken & Wild Rice Soup with Quick Drop Biscuits

Dojo Asian Inspired Cuisine and Lounge

Well, if you don't follow me on Twitter, you might have missed that my brother opened a new restaurant in downtown Salt Lake City. It's an Asian fusion-type place, with incredibly innovative sushi and entrĂ©es. Here are a few of my faves:The White Dragon Roll (tempura yam, seaweed salad, cilantro and avocado inside, topped with albacore, onion ponzu … Continue reading Dojo Asian Inspired Cuisine and Lounge