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Friday, October 20, 2017

Decadent Sweet Cream Rice Pudding

Rice has got to be one of my favorite foods. Fried rice. Buttered rice. Jambalaya. Rice crackers and krispies. You name it, I most likely have a closely-guarded stash of it in my cupboards. I...

Oatmeal Walnut Chocolate Chips Cookies

I think the weather's finally officially turned colder here in Boston. Let the baking begin! These hearty cookies are really buttery and somewhere in between chewy and crisp. They're speckled with oatmeal and studded with...

Investigating the Myth of the 5-Minute Chocolate Cake

Let me start by saying: This is kind of ridiculous. Let me also say: I know how to make homemade chocolate cake. In the oven. Ask The Angry Chef, my mother, or my friends. I...

Overnight Chocolate French Toast

If you find yourself with a stray loaf of chocolate bread in your kitchen, you can get into all sorts of devilishly decadent trouble with it. You could toast it and slather it with loads...

Molasses Ginger Drop Cookies

Call me crazy, but when I've had a long day, there's something really satisfying about going home and baking cookies. The dough is simple to throw together. They don't take long in the oven. And...

Rustic Apple Galette

This may be the shortest intro in Hungry Mouse history. We're out the door in a few minutes on our way to a party, but here's what we're bringing. A galette is basically a rustic...

Happy Sea Urchin Meringues

When I made a batch of Tuxedo Meringues a few weeks ago, my dear friend the Lady Otter and I got to talking about cookies. Our conversation went something like this: "Hey Mouse, you know...

Devil’s Delight Chocolate Pudding Cake

I swear I'll post a salad recipe one of these days. I do eat green things. Honest. This cake is one of my all-time favorites. It's dense, moist, and rich. It's not a molten cake,...

Chocolate Truffle Ice Cream

This week seems to be ice cream week. If vanilla ice cream is my favorite, chocolate is the next runner up. This ice cream tastes like frozen chocolate mousse. It's rich and creamy—with a boozy...

Tuxedo Meringues

Sometimes the sternest methods yield the most whimsical results. Such is the case with meringue cookies. Nothing makes me feel like I'm Baking (with a capital "B") like making these meringues. The separation of the...