Archive | April, 2011

BBQ chicken pizza

21 Apr

The charity dinner theme a few weeks back was pizza.

A predictable thing happened: I did not allow time for making, or even buying, pizza crust. Thankfully, “How to Cook Everything” provided a perfect excuse to take the east way out: Mark Bittman told me I could. His permission to use flour tortillas as pizza crust worked well with this recipe:

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Espresso cookies with chocolate and cherries

21 Apr

Because I needed an excuse to buy more coffee products.

These cookies are crunchy on the outside, chewy on the inside, with a strong espresso taste up front. I like milk chocolate for the chips — it mellows out some of the bitterness of the coffee, and highlights the tartness of the dried cherries.

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