Baked Sunday Mornings: Chocolate Stout Milkshake

Sometimes you just need to bring the boys to the yard. You know, for milkshakes and all. Although BAKED specializes in baked goods (obviously), their first cookbook from ten years ago, BAKED: New Frontiers in Baking, contains a chapter on drinks, and I usually skip these when we have them on the Baked Sunday Mornings schedule because I don’t […]

Baked Sunday Mornings: Nanaimo Ice Cream Bars

Oh, America. We really need to get out more. Just beyond the northern border is a wide, wonderful world called CANADA, and they make excellent desserts too. I think it’s safe to say that Americans know about maple syrup and things that you can make from maple syrup, but one thing I definitely *didn’t* know […]

Baked Sunday Mornings: Brioche Ice Cream Sandwiches

Italy is never far from my heart and thoughts; if there’s anyone down to celebrate an Italian holiday, it’s THIS GIRL. As I start up another school year this week, I am wistfully reminded that Italians are celebrating the festival of Ferragosto, established in Roman times (Feriae Augusti– “Festivals of the Emperor Augustus” in Latin) and […]

Baked Sunday Mornings: Milk Chocolate Malt Semifreddo with Chocolate Syrup

semifreddo: noun (plural semifreddi), \sĕ⋅mē⋅frĕd’⋅dō\ : a partially frozen dessert origin: Italian, from semi- ‘semi-‘ + freddo ‘cold’ I had never had semifreddo before my recent honeymoon in Italy. I had heard of it, and I knew that ‘semifreddo’ translates literally to ‘half-cold’… whatever that meant. How could something be half-cold? After doing a bit of research on the internets, […]