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Opus One

Opus One
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Living In: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Member Since: Mar. 2006
Cooking Level: Beginning
Cooking Interests: Baking, Dessert
Hobbies: Gardening, Music
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Phil Harris (Hiya Jackson!)
About this Cook
"Son, Women like men who can cook." Ha! Whadda CROCK!
My favorite things to cook
Cakes-- is there anything else anyone could possibly rather make?
My favorite family cooking traditions
Adding chilly pepper to almost everything, placing olive oil in... almost everything, and, of course, always providing a subtle Italian twist... to everything.
My cooking triumphs
-Highest Cake Layerage: 4 -Best Cake Comment: "Awesome" -Average Weekly Cake Production: 2 Units
My cooking tragedies
1. Sachertorte (1976 Recipe-- what a drag) 2. Doughnuts (In... canola oil D:) 3. Gateau au Chocolat (See #1 D:D:D:) 4. Flourless cake. Who needs it, anyway... -Worst Cake Comment: "Bitter"
Recipe Reviews 1 review
Anne's Low-Sugar Chocolate Cake
I used 2 1/4 cups of All-purpose flour for this one, and decided to substitute the sugar substitution with (you guess it) granulated white sugar, and finally, replaced the cream of tartar with 1 1/2 teaspoons of vinegar. It's rather dense, and tends to go well with coffee or tea. The cinnamon and chocolate did actually come together well in the end. The recipe is however flawed, as there is no indication of where the flour mixture is to be added (I added it along with the cold water/vanilla). Of course, no cake is complete without icing-- so I used a maple-syrup-meringue one for sandwiching and covering. Very good indeed.

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Reviewed On: May 13, 2006

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