I like balance in life. Not my personal life in particular. My life is wacked beyond belief without a chance of ever recuperating. Kinda like it that way though. This tart has the perfect balance of chocolate and peanut butter and my oh so favorite thing. That ingredient that you can’t put your finger on it but if it wasn’t there the tart wouldn’t taste the same. I love it when that happens. That’s where the Jell-O Butterscotch Pudding Mix comes into play. That’s what gives this tart the flavor of a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup. It does make me feel like I’m getting closer to Reese’s formula. Note to my readers: If I end up dead investigate Hershey’s or my coworkers. I’m actually being dead serious about this. At least I think it tastes like a Reese’s and taste is all perspective. For example, you think Starbucks is good coffee. We all know it’s shit but you’ve been conditioned to like it. You’re so unique! The unfortunate thing about Starbucks is you’re forced to …
If you don’t like caramel why bother living? I’ve only met one person in my life that doesn’t like caramel and honestly, I really don’t know why he bothers going on with life. Caramel would be the only good thing he’s got. Sad but true.
If you have been following me here in New York, you’ve noticed I wave at dogs and give children the finger. Which one day is bound to get my ass royally kicked. You’re also a baker and probably collect cookbooks like myself.
Every baker should have their go-to, no fail, multiple use tart dough. Tart dough has multiple uses in the pastry kitchen. You’ll always want to have a tart dough recipe on hand. Trust me. I’m a professional.
I don’t see coffee extract used in recipes or even in stores like I think I should. Maybe it’s me and most times it is but a little coffee in a chocolate recipe can really do wonders.
Always getting asked which I prefer more is always a difficult question to answer. I prefer them both but for two different reasons.
The Holidays are in full swing and I’ve made my yearly cocktail that helps me cope with everyone’s bullshit.