Monthly Archives: May 2010

Quick Yellow Cake

I whipped this up last night because we were craving cake. It tastes like pancakes which is odd but good. Mainly I liked this recipe because it was so quick and easy. I used a half recipe of chocolate frosting … Continue reading

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Chive Risotto Cakes

I saw these made on Barefoot Contessa and knew that we had to try them. The original recipe made way too much risotto, so I’ve cut everything in half below. This should make about 5 or 6 good-sized cakes. They … Continue reading

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Angel Food Cake

I wanted to use this recipe for a strawberry shortcake-like dessert, so I cut it in half and made cupcakes. I baked them for 20 minutes at 350 degrees (no cupcake papers). They turned out perfectly. Next time I will … Continue reading

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Chocolate Pudding

This recipe is really easy, but it takes a while to make. I probably whisked for 10-15 mins before the mixture started to thicken. Good thing I had a book handy! Chocolate Pudding 2 c milk2 T cornstarch1 c sugar1/4 … Continue reading

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Sushi Rolls

Sushi rolls are surprisingly easy to make once you get the hang of them.  The below ingredients are enough for approximately 6 rolls (3 of each kind).  The great thing about sushi is that you can add in whatever ingredients … Continue reading

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Fish Tacos

We really enjoyed these tacos. I’m posting the recipe as we made it, but I definitely want to experiment with a few changes. I think the honey/cumin mixture should have a more prominent role — maybe as the coleslaw dressing. … Continue reading

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Pasta in Cream Sauce

This is a really tasty, relatively quick meal to put together.  When we use fresh pasta from the grocery store (which comes in 10-12 oz packages), I scale the rest of the ingredients back a bit.  This is a very … Continue reading

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