• Easy Peasy Chocolate-Covered Clementines Squeezy

    One year ago - By Bake at 350

    : Picture it. Valentine's Day 2018.
    Mr. E and I were driving in from out-of-town and I knew I wouldn't have the time to bake a Valentine's Day dessert. So, before we left, I bought some chocolate and strawberries to dip when we got home.
    Unfortunately, several of the strawberries were mushy and weepy. Not what I had in mind. I dipped the few good ones and then opened the fridge to spy a produce drawer full of clementines. Why not try it?
    I've talked before about how I used to have an aversion to chocolate and orange together. I got over it.
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  • Recipe: One-Bowl Chocolate Wacky Cake - Easy Dessert Recipes

    Recipe: One-Bowl Chocolate Wacky Cake - Easy Dessert Recipes

    One year ago - By The Kitchn

    The first time I made a crazy cake, it was a few days after 9/11. At the time, I lived in Wisconsin with my boyfriend and the world felt sharp and uncertain.
    After spending countless hours on the couch, I needed something to do that would get me away from the TV. Baking seemed like a good idea. A recipe on the back of the Wooden Spoon Baking Book caught my eye, "This cake is mixed right in the pan, without an egg to help it rise. The crazy part is that it turns out so well."
    Something easy that turns out well? Just what I needed.
    Fifteen years later, that boyfriend is now my husband, we...
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