Archive for December 29th, 2010

Margo Shalom’s Healthy Breakfast Chocolate Chip Cookies

December 29, 2010

This healthy cookie recipe is from Marlene’s great blog, The Jewish Hostess. It comes from Margo Shalom. (more…)

Sarah Schecht’s Challah

December 29, 2010

Who wouldn’t be curious about a challah described as follows: ”Her challah has a texture to rival that of the finest spongecakes. It is airborne, light as a zephyr, delicate as eiderdown.” (more…)

Vegan World Peace Cookies

December 29, 2010

I have been working my way through the NYT cookbook, making banana cake, chocolate cake, and these cookies. The cookbook calls them Pierre Herme’s Chocolate Sables, but I am pretty sure that these are also known as Korova Cookies and World Peace Cookies (also here). (more…)

Fauxstess with the Mostess Cupcakes

December 29, 2010

Here is my take on this chocolate snack cake.

For the base, I used a modified version of Amazon Cake. This more or less the same as the Moosewood Chocolate Cake, except you use just 1 Tbl. of vinegar and just 1/3 cup of oil.

For the filling, I made a decorator’s buttercream with shortening and powdered sugar and added in some Fluff.

The glaze is just chocolate chips melted with some shortening.

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Whole Wheat Savory Cheese Muffins

December 29, 2010

These muffins are based on a recipe from Dorie Greenspan. What I did: made the loaf into muffins and used whole wheat instead of all-purpose flour. (more…)