I’m a huge sucker for those food combinations that are opposites, but go together so perfectly that you wonder why they’re opposites in the first place. You know… sweet and salty, crispy and chewy. So it’s no surprise that when I saw this recipe on one of my favorite food blogs a while back, I had to have it. And I proceeded to save it on my computer,gaze at the pictures longingly once in a while, and justify in my head why today just isn’t the day for it.
Finally, finally, finally, the day had come. I had things to do around the house all day, which as we all know, is the perfect kind of day for making yeast dough. Now, before you say you don’t do things like that, hear me out. It’s really not so bad as people make it out to be. And the results are so delicious and worth it. Ok, here is how I see it: there are things that take a little more effort in cooking that are worth it and then there are some things that aren’t worth it. The worth it things, for me, include: using real chocolate in brownies, organic cage-free eggs, and homemade yeast dough. The not-worth-it things: expensive pepper, bottled water, table-tempering chocolate. Continue reading