Recipes


Brown Butter, Bittersweet Chocolate, and Pear Cake Recipe

Last November, I made this cake from Smitten Kitchen.  I stumbled upon the recipe after searching for a dessert that combined pear and chocolate.  Hoping for a treat that would be relatively quick and easy, this cake looked perfect.  It wasnt until I had already laid out the ingredients, that I realized brown butter played…


Alfajores Argentine Dulce de Leche Cookie Sandwiches Recipe

In high-school, my roommate, Montana introduced me to the ubiquitous Argentine treat: alfajores.   After winter break, she returned with two packages of alfajores, and I fell in love with the cookies, one alfajor at a time.  Two shortbread-like cookies sandwich layer of caramel filling.  Encased in either a powdered sugar coating or a thin layer…


Brown Butter Scrambled Eggs

Every year, our Christmas breakfast consists of the same five components.  Each is integral to our family tradition, which leaves little room for modifications.  The traditional morning feast consists of grapefruit, orange juice, breakfast sausage, Merks Coffeecake and scrambled eggs.  This year, I thought the eggs could benefit from a dose of brown butter, and…