Archive for the 'bakeoff' Category

11
Dec
07

bakeoff finalists are….

noah, with his flourless chocolate minicakes with raspberry garnish;
lauren, with her pumpkin spice cake; and
miguel, with his elvis cupcakes.

while these competitors have come this far based upon their cake-baking skills, they’ll face a challenge in the final match, where the format is PIE.

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26
Nov
07

final bakeoff entry

that rare find….the cakenpie
cakenpie
explanation after the jump… Continue reading ‘final bakeoff entry’

14
Nov
07

the latest bakeoff entry….

excuse the out-of-focus quality of this photo. my blood sugar was falling in anticipation of eating this:

flourless chocolate cake
mmmm.
flourless chocolate cake.

it tasted like warm, delicious chocolate goo. that might be an unappetizing description, but it was incredibly yummy.

i ate two, but it was rich. some would say “bloomberg rich” but I would say “bill gates rich.” i had to wait about 6 hours between servings so i didn’t get sick.

07
Nov
07

bakeoff side match: pie vs. pie!

i was sitting at my desk, discussing the deliciousness of the latest bakeoff entry with miguel, the proud baker of the day. kate, another bakeoff participant, stopped by and joined the conversation. things escalated. and the next thing i knew, kate and miguel had agreed to a mano a mano apple pie competition. Continue reading ‘bakeoff side match: pie vs. pie!’

06
Nov
07

some lovely bakeoff goodies…

the bakeoff has been spurring some delicious treats as of late. more photos after the jump:
Continue reading ‘some lovely bakeoff goodies…’

04
Nov
07

bakeoff continues/frito pie news

the bakeoff has been going swimmingly, with two strong entries this week. i need to update the site with the latest bakeoff news, but my bakeoff referee duties will preclude an update for a little while. we’re in the middle of establishing the structure for the bakeoff playoffs.

in addition, we are almost ready to go live with the tshirt link. just trying to figure out a final kink.

but in the meantime, enjoy this article from the star-telegram of texas which uncovers the truth about the inventor of fritos, without which we would not have the delicious frito pie. yum!

30
Oct
07

bakeoff roundup!

i didn’t want to go into work yesterday.
but when i did, i was really glad i had, largely because of these:
lemony lemon bars
chocolate cake yum!
lemon bars and chocolate cake. TWO desserts for a crazy monday. delicious. Continue reading ‘bakeoff roundup!’