Chocolate Croissiant Bread Pudding from How to Be a Domestic Goddess

This is delicious.  And very easy.  The hardest part is finding stale chocolate croissants at a reasonable price.  Fortunately, they are sold stale daily in six-packs at my local Safeway.  (That was what the kids call shade.) Basically, you put a bunch of torn chocolate croissants in an oven safe bowl.  Best if these are stale croissants but the ones Safeway sells have worked very … Continue reading Chocolate Croissiant Bread Pudding from How to Be a Domestic Goddess

Chocolate Coffee Volcano from How to Be a Domestic Goddess by Nigella Lawson

You need to read all of the instructions first with Nigella Lawson.  You can just look at the ingredients, skim the recipe and begin.  You’ll be in for a nasty surprise if you do. The first time I tried the Chocolate Coffee Volcano from How to Be a Domestic Goddess by Nigella Lawson I had my work cut out for me.  You have to start with … Continue reading Chocolate Coffee Volcano from How to Be a Domestic Goddess by Nigella Lawson

Savory Blue Cheese Crackers from How to Become a Domestic Goddess by Nigella Lawson

Nearly all recipes begin with turning on the oven.  So that’s what I did.  Set the oven at 400 degrees. Then begin mixing everything together to make the dough: one egg yolk, blue cheese, butter.  Add flour and cornmeal. Form into a flattened disk, cover in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes. But, Nigella, the oven is already on.  Should I turn it off … Continue reading Savory Blue Cheese Crackers from How to Become a Domestic Goddess by Nigella Lawson

Espresso and Walnut Cookies from How to Be a Domestic Goddess by Nigella Lawson

So yesterday I wanted to bake something but I didn’t want to go to the supermarket to buy ingredients.  Looking through the kitchen cabinets and my newest cookbook, Nigella Lawson’s How to Be a Domestic Goddess, I found that I had just the right things for a batch of espresso and walnut cookies. The of espresso powder and the half bag of walnuts were left … Continue reading Espresso and Walnut Cookies from How to Be a Domestic Goddess by Nigella Lawson