Category Archives: baking

Oven-Fried “Chicken” w/ Cornbread

Yes, we still exist.  No, we haven’t forsaken you internet world!  Between being hit by a stomach flu that knocked both Katie and me on our collective asses for over a week, and just trying to work as little overtime … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pie Mousse

As promised, I’m actually delivering the pumpkin pie mousse recipe THIS week.  This recipe is truly a Frankensteinian creation.  I enjoyed the pumpkin pie batter I had made for a pie a few weeks ago, and couldn’t stop wondering how … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Pumpkin Pie

There are three things I love about November: Eggnog Milkshakes, Sweet Potatoes and Pumpkin.  Unfortunately, I won’t be discussing my secret recipe for eggnog milkshakes at the moment, mostly because I don’t have one.  But I will be sharing a … Continue reading

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Vegan Peanut Butter Potato Chip Cookies

By all rights, Katie should be the one on here posting this story.  After all, she’s the one who decided to bake up the recipe.  I simply stood by and sifted the flour when she needed it.  Oh, and I … Continue reading

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Recipe – Kristin’s Totally Original, Not Stolen From Dr. Weil Carrot Cake

I’m slowly being won over to the dark side that is Carrot Cake.  It used to be my least favorite “cake” around.  I don’t like healthy things in my desserts.  It’s a sin against nature.  But my friend and coworker … Continue reading

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Yeast Baby!

I’ve finally done it.  I’ve created my very own sourdough-starting yeast baby.  I promised myself that it would be one of the first things I did once we got situated in the apartment, and true to my word I tossed … Continue reading

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Sweet Ass Muppet Cake

If you want to be stunned at the level of skill being applied to sugar molding, check out this Muppet Show cake feature nearly all of the most famous muppets.  Completely.  Insane.

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Pushing Daisies Pie Hole Tour

When I’m not pretending to be an expert baker, my other hobby is definitely television.  Although, honestly, the writers’ strike did indeed put a bit of a kibosh on my enjoyment of the medium.  Where as before I would make … Continue reading

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American Pie Has Nothin’ On THIS Cake

For those in the know of the world of geek, this weekend is PAX 2008.  The weekend long party celebrating all things gaming was created as a pseudo-alternative to the over the top marketing machine that was E3.  The brainchild … Continue reading

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Schweppe – Lombard, IL

Gadget freaks, food lovers, Chicago suburbanites, run, don’t walk to Schweppe out in Lombard.  They’re a restaurant wholesaler that is also open to the public.  We were able to acquire one dozen flatware sets for all of 12 bucks yesterday.  … Continue reading

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