Loved these adorable French meringues which came in coffee, chocolate, strawberry, vanilla, orange, raspberry and pistachio flavors.
The wine was served in these cute stoneware carafes. The small one is 25 cl; the large one is 50 cl. The white wine was a delicious riesling and the red one was a bordeaux.
Yes, I realize the picture isn’t so hot (I was using my camera phone), but the taste was amazing. The cupcake was just a plain vanilla cupcake, but the frosting was amazing. It really tasted just like root beer! Rebecca brought the cupcake came from Sweet, a new cupcake store. We also tried their red…
Some Burmese pumpkin curry I had last week. I love that they served it in a pumpkin. It was quite good–they used dark meat!
Nothing super special here. These were set out as hors d’oeuvres and I liked my presentation and thought I would share.
As an appetizer I made deviled eggs. I used the Cooks Illustrated recipe. I enjoyed them and I got great compliments on them 🙂
For my movie night I made some rice krispie treats. But these were oh so much more. These were marshmallow dream bars. They have whole marshmallows in them. Take a look: They were delicious. Here’s the recipe: Ingredients: 1 standard box of rice krispies (I used generic Safeway brand) 1 stick of butter (plus some…
Had a belly dance movie night at my place to watch Whatever Lola Wants and couldn’t resist making some belly dance themed cupcakes. These are chocolate with vanilla buttercream frosting. The “zills” are yellow meringues with black licorice laces stuck in them for the elastics. Here you can see them with a real…
It’s been a while since I lasted posted. Over a month I think. Things got busy. But now I’m back to some stuff. To kick things off, here’s an amazing sushi roll I had at Ten Ichi in San Francisco. It tasted as fabulous as it looks.
For the aforementioned Memorial Day BBQ, I also made some chocolate chip cookies. I use the Cooks Illustrated recipe. These weren’t as chewy as usual, but still pretty darn good. I also painted the plate. Yes, it’s a plate specifically for chocolate chip cookies–I like them that much 🙂