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Category Archives: Sweets

Pomegranate Infused Pineapple with Coconut Ice Cream [Mobile Post]

Soak pieces of freshly cut pineapple overnight in a solution of pomegranate molasses (رب انار), regular molasses, and bourbon. Drain the liquid, then boil it to make a reduction glaze. Grill or broil the pineapple until it has char marks and/or has a slightly golden “crust.” Serve with coconut ice cream and drizzle the reduced [...]

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownie A La Mode with Raspberry Cayenne Sauce

I’m no good at brevity. I don’t like concise recipe names at the expense of information. I always feel like restaurant menus are hiding something from me when the name itself isn’t descriptive and there isn’t additional information. Even when it’s not something like “Tuna Surprise” or “House Chicken”conjuring up images of congealed grease sitting [...]

Liquid Nitrogen & You!

Hi, I’m Asad. You may remember me from such comments as “Unlike Jeffrey Steingarten, I know how to hold a spoon” and “This looks…NOM” as well as from Z’s link to my own blog about cheeseburgers. Now, I don’t just eat pre-made cheeseburgers and write about them. Sometimes I make my own food, and sometimes [...]

Mama-Made Meals and New Guest Bloggers

I realize it’s been awhile since I’ve last posted, but rest assured that I have good things in the works for you, my dear readers. Both of you are in for a treat when we start getting dispatches from our new guest bloggers. If all works out, we will have an English teacher (and my [...]

Spinach Prosciutto Lasagna and Apple Pie Or: Thank Goodness for Friends and Leftovers

Cold apple pie. Delicious. Merited a brand new category. I usually prefer savory to sweet, but this was good.