Tuesday, June 24, 2008

The Ultimate Trick.

Here is the ultimate trick: You make some tasty vegan (oh no!) cookies, bring them into your office, feed them to your people and don't tell them they're vegan! You wait until they've chewed and declared them yummy then you exclaim that they are, in fact, way too healthy for them to even be cookies.

Oh! Also, this past weekend was the glorious ChuckFest at my cabin. I took at least one million photos. Then I uploaded a significantly pared down selection to my flickr!

Monday, June 16, 2008

Oh Macaroon.

Chocolate Macaroooooooooooons!

I am fairly certain these are pretty tasty. I melted semisweet chocolate and 100% cocoa unsweetened chocolate into the batter. So, it's rich and chocolatey without being too sweet. Also I can't think of a way for chocolate and coconut to not be delicious.

And now I want to show you something I love:

My mom and dad got these as a wedding gift. Obviously, they got married in the 70s. Obviously, these Pyrex mixing bowls are awesome. My mom gave these to me when I moved out mostly because I love them and use them frequently. Also, unsurprisingly, she isn't too sentimental about them considering the way their marriage ended up. I profit from others' misfortune!

While baking those macaroons I watched this movie:
The Motel!

I also kept thinking I heard the timer beeping and I would run out to the kitchen in a bit of a panic only to see 3 minutes left. I preferred watching the movie to running around in a panic. Weird.

Monday, June 2, 2008

Similar to Magic.

Baking is similar to magic because it turns this:

Into this:

Also, Melanie made a quiche for book club that was mighty delicious.

More importantly, my oven is beeping at me and I don't want these cookies to get burned, dude!