Category Archives: Desserts

Chocolate and Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 8 / 10 9 / 10 Dish Chocolate and PB Chick Cookies Recipe Source Cook’s Illustrated, but with 1/2 the chocolate chips subbed out for Reese’s chips Difficulty 4 / 10 Time to Complete Sides Served … Continue reading

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Stacked Pumpkin Spice Cake with Maple Frosting

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 9 / 10 8.5 / 10 Emily’s favorite thing I’ve ever made is Barefoot Contessa’s Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes. I wanted to make something like this for Thanksgiving, so I tried converting this into a layer cake … Continue reading

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Key Lime Pie

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 2 / 10 7.5 / 10 Cook’s Illustrated is a strong believer that you can use regular limes instead of key lime pies, and I think I agree. This was delicious. Emily does not like Key … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 7 / 10 7 / 10 These were good, chewy chocolate chip cookies. These are basically the same ingredients as standard chocolate chip cookies, but here we brown ~70% of the butter and use slightly more dark brown … Continue reading

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Milk Bar Birthday Cake

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 7 / 10 7 / 10 My parents came into town for Easter and I had been wanting to try to make the cake that was such a big hit at our wedding, so figured I’d … Continue reading

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Chocolate Krantz Bread

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating / 10 5 / 10 This is the first recipe I’ve made from Jerusalem (which is awesome), largely because it was the only recipe I had found which did not require me to buy some crazy … Continue reading

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Christmas Cookies 2013

This year we made a couple different cookie recipes to give as gifts to our door people and Emily’s chiefs. It ended up taking a whole Saturday, but with Christmas movies on in the background, it was a pretty nice … Continue reading

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