Archive of posts from December 2018

    Roasted Apple Ice Cream


    My son has been asking about apple ice cream for some reason, and this past weekend, I decided to make a batch. Unfortunately, we forgot to serve it at our extended family dinner, but that just meant more for me and the kids!

    Chocolate Olive Oil Zucchini Bread


    For our annual Hanukkah party, I always look for desserts made with olive oil. With a dessert menu that already included an apple cake, banana bread, and hot churros, Dr. S suggested something chocolatey. Flipping through a recent cookbook purchase led me to a cake that checke...

    Banana Bread (Prune)


    I’ve never eaten at Prune before, but my wife had brunch there last year, and brought me back a copy of the restaurant’s cookbook. It’s unusual in a few ways: it’s designed to look like a collection of hand-written sheets you might find in a kitchen, complete with splatters, ...

    Cider-Glazed Apple Bundt Cake


    Cider is the grown-up version of apple juice. I like it in its pure, unadulterated, cold-pressed form, or in its boozy, hard rendition. So when I came across this Cook’s Illustrated cake calling for one quart of cider, I was intrigued. How was this much liquid going to get in...

    Fig and Ginger Cluster Granola


    As smoothie bowls have entered into our regular breakfast rotation, Dr. S and I need a regular supply of granola as one of the toppings. We’ve been pretty happy with the various granolas that have come out of our kitchen, but I’m always looking for new ideas. I found Tara O’B...