| Dec 21, 2012
| 8:59 AM
- 4 ounces semisweet chocolate, finely chopped
- 2 tablespoons rum or brewed coffee
- 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
- 2/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar
- 3 large eggs, separated
- Large pinch salt
- 1/3 cup...
| Nov 23, 2012
Single-serve coffee makers, with their cute little plastic pods and endless variety of brews, have become all the rage. Euromonitor International, a London-based market research and business intelligence firm, expects these machines to become the...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 6:14 AM
If you can't resist the combo of chocolate, cherries and whipped cream in Black Forest Cake, then wait till you taste our Black Forest Coffee. Talk about some jazzy sipping!
What You'll Need:
- 2 cups hot brewed coffee
- 1/4 cup...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 12:02 PM
When Thomas Keller tells you to eat raw tuna membrane, you do it. Small matter that the sticky, silver stuff between the fleshy parts of the fish looks like saliva dripping from a knife.
After all, Keller is the famed chef behind The French Laundry, a...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 1:20 PM
Saturday is Doughnut Day at Dee's One Smart Cookie in Glastonbury. We'll often head there — my kids and I — all the way from West Hartford, looking for a blueberry, a chocolate or on old-fashioned. It's the kind of trip I made with my dad...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 4:42 PM
When word spread last week that we had a method for people to make great-tasting, hot coffee when the power goes out, Cheapsters went pretty nuts.
On The Cheap Facebook fan Amy Heydt-Pudliner in Hellertown got so worked up, she called us "hunny" and...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 1:09 PM
Do you love chocolate? If so, head to Quakertown, where you’ll find scrumptious handmade chocolates freshly prepared by a French-trained pastry chef at Moussey Moose Chocolates, a new bakery that opened iearlier this month.
Brothers Daniel and...
| Mar 17, 2011
As far as coffee brewing devices go, the AeroPress isn't exactly sexy. It lacks the elegance of, say, a Japanese ceramic cone dripper or the classic Chemex glass carafe. So who would have imagined that two tubes of clear copolyester plastic fitted with...
| Jul 13, 2010
| 12:27 PM
2700 Alton Parkway, No. 123 (Diamond Jamboree Shopping Center), Irvine; (949) 553-8585; 85cbakerycafe.com
Breads and coffee sweets 50 cents to $2.75 (some larger quantities as high as $5); coffee drinks 75 cents to $5.
| Jul 14, 2011
Description: Small, bright Sawtelle Boulevard cafe that uses multiple roasters (including San Francisco's Ritual and Four Barrel) and specializes in the siphon brewing method.
11301 W. Olympic Blvd., No. 124, Los Angeles, (310) 906-0267,...
| Dec 9, 2010
The corner of Heliotrope and Melrose might be the new cutting edge for bargain-basement culinary delights. Right next to avant-garde ice creamery Scoops is the second branch of Cafecito Organico. You can get your two scoops of experimental beet-cashew and...
| Jun 3, 2010
Dear SOS: I need a recipe from Café O'Lei in Kihei, Maui. We had the best Kona coffee crème brulee and would kill for this recipe. Would you be able to get it?
Dear Laurie: Café O'Lei was happy to share their recipe for this...