Archive | March, 2012

Review: Reese Chocolate Peanut Butter Easter Eggs

Eggs are great, aren’t they? But you know what would be even better? Eggs with chocolate shells, so that you could eat the shells instead of throwing them away or composting them. And wait … you know what would be even more amazing? If instead of having yolks and egg whites inside, they were filled […]

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Gear: Parchment paper

  I only started using parchment paper a couple of years ago, when a recipe for macarons requested it be put down on a baking sheet before piping on mounds of sticky almond egg goop. How clueless was I? I’d never even heard of parchment paper, and I doubt we ever had any in our […]

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Review: Porta Banane chocolate bar

Everyone knows bananas and chocolate are great together. Sliced bananas are a delight when dipped in chocolate fondue. The chocolate-topped banana split is an ice-cream-shop staple for a reason. Banana bread just isn’t the same without chocolate chips. And chocolate-covered frozen bananas? The Bluth Empire had to start somewhere, didn’t it? So why not make […]

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Review: Sezme Sesame Snaps

As one of the few sweet snacks considered nutritionally acceptable in my childhood home, I grew fond of Sezme sesame snaps. They made appearances in my lunch box, and were a frequent treat picked up at the supermarket checkout. That they’re still so easy to find today is a testament to the two things that […]

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