Monthly Archives: September 2010

Dorado – Shrimp Tacos

Last week, Dave and I stopped by Dorado for a quick snack. The smaller size of many of Dorado’s dishes makes it ideal if you just want a snack or a small meal. I got my favorite, the elote (grilled … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Cookies – Batch 4, Loaded

As promised, I continued to fiddle with my chocolate chip cookie dough, this time adding some mix-ins: praline pecans, dried cranberries, and raisins. I varied the amount of mix-ins that went into each cookie. I made one that was about … Continue reading

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Cider Donuts at Cider Hill

After much deliberation, I decided to return to Cider Hill Farm this year for apple picking and a serious dose of apple cider donuts. It was unseasonably warm this past Saturday for late September. Part of me was turned off … Continue reading

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Cocoa Metro

Happy National Chocolate Milk Day! Yes, today is indeed a day celebrating chocolate milk. And for the those of you for whom a generic, grocery store-brand chocolate milk does not hold much appeal, I present to you quite the enticing … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Cookies – Batches 2 and 3

Batch 2 – Thin and Crispy Making batch 2 thin and crispy was fairly simple. I baked them longer. Shocker, I know. I made all of these cookies fairly small, so none of them required a long baking time. I kept … Continue reading

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Cider Donuts

Apple cider donuts are quite possible my favorite fall treat. I am very particular about them though. They can’t be just any cider donut.  They must be purchased and consumed (well, at least the first few) at a farm, where … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Cookies – Batch 1, Thin and Chewy

I have an obsession with chocolate chip cookies. Yes, I like to eat them, but possibly even more than that, I like to bake them. It’s something about their simplicity, yet the endless variation from one recipe to the next. … Continue reading

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