So recently it was one of my closest friend's, whom we lovingly call Lil Dicky,
birthdays. Can't say she's entirely fond of that nickname, but that's 1/2 the
point of nicknames anyways. In that spirit, here's some Lil' Dicky for you to
listen to while reading this post.
This may be one of my favorite cakes I've made so far. I've realized that I am a
BIG BIG fan of chocolate whiskey cakes. The coffee and whiskey that you add in
tend to cut the sweetness of the coffee perfectly and only leaves a
This recipe went wrong several different ways. The ice cream maker bowl wouldn't
freeze, even after 48 hours in the freezer. And then the ice cream itself failed
to freeze after eight hours in the freezer. It was still delicious, but
delicious with the consistency of soft serve, rather than hard ice cream.
Basically, I made fro yo. With strawberries! Enjoy.
At some point, ice cream became designated as a summer treat - and I say, down
with the discrimination! We should be free to hav
- #ice cream,
- #coconut milk,
- #sweet treats,
- #fight the power,
- #i stand with planned parenthood,
- #and black lives matter,
- #and native nations,
- #power to the people,
I made some sweet potato pie today.
This was my second time making this dessert, and I made it in a more or less
The first time I made it, I bragged to my housemate, and he asked me if my
making a sweet potato pie was cultural appropriation, and I had no idea, because
I had no idea sweet potato pie was a thing that black people did. To be honest,
I thought it was an all-American thing (immigrant probs, amirite?) So I
researched - and I found out that historically, sweet potato p
When I was making these pastries and trying to find a name for them, I kept
drawing a blank. They weren't tarts, they weren't REALLY puff pastry either, and
I couldn't figure out what to call them. And then, as I was talking to a friend
about it, we got into a conversation about euphemisms, and the ones we both
favor. Hot box got thrown around a bit, but then we hit on the perfect name.
Visually accurate (the pastries are triangles) and a little silly.
And look, I know it say