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Archive for the ‘dessert’ Category

Not Very Good Buttermilk Apple Tart

In dessert on August 14, 2009 at 10:47 pm


I’m not sure if it’s obvious yet, but I’m not really a particularly fastidious – or good – cook. However, if you’re throwing pretty good ingredients in together, and you have a general idea of what fire does,  it’s pretty likely that it’ll end up tasting pretty good. (Don’t get me wrong – cooking the Food Network way definitely takes skill. But getting something easy and delicious on your dinner table is still not that hard.)

This is not always true.

Sometimes – my experiments fail, and the word “sometimes” is sometimes an understatement. In the interest of full disclosure, I’m going to document my less successful recipes – so I remember them.

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Sugared Strawberries

In dessert on August 13, 2009 at 12:26 am


In case it might not be obvious – I’m not that great a cook. I love food, and I love eating it, but I’m not really the kind to spend hours slaving over a stove. That’s why I’m all about delicious food that takes next to no time to prepare.

It just so happens that sugared strawberries are delicious. They are an integral part of strawberry shortcake, and are great for instantly classing up a scoop of ice cream.

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Baked Peaches.

In dessert, ice cream on August 12, 2009 at 11:35 pm


I baked peaches for dessert. Just some sugar, and then icecream on top. It was delicious and ridiculously easy. Jason thought it was too sweet, so maybe the sugar isn’t even necessary.

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Ice Cream Combination #1

In dessert, ice cream on July 24, 2009 at 5:46 am


Put a couple scoops of Häagen-Dazs Reserve’s Pomegranate Chip into a tea cup. Add a couple broken pieces of Pepperidge Farm Bordeaux cookies. Eat in two minutes.