Episode 14: Biscoff 10, Willpower 0

Andrea and Stefin start the show at Intimidation Station, where they waylay listener fears about tackling meringue — so crucial during National Pie Month for lemon meringue pie (among others). Although meringue looks incredibly difficult, it’s really only egg whites, sugar, a few minutes with your stand mixer, and a quick broil to turn it […]

Episode 10: Books & Brownies

While swathed in a faux fur stole, Stefin shares a recipe that uses the leftover graham cracker crumbs listeners may have after making the New Year’s Eve dessert from Episode 9. It’s King Arthur Flour’s No-Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Squares, and they’re divine, daaahling. Ostensibly more suitably clad, Andrea recounts two recent reads — one, […]

Episode 5: Fruitcake and Eggnog

While sipping petite portions of their homemade eggnog (which is creamy and delicious and worth every bit of effort and time spent waiting for it to cure) Stefin and Andrea recap their Thanksgiving desserts — including Stefin’s store-bought pumpkin-gingerbread pie, and Andrea’s Italian-themed pumpkin-gingerbread semifreddo. While both were delicious, they agree that sometimes the classics […]

Episode 4.5: Bonus Episode

Stefin and Andrea get together for a quick chat about the Listener’s favorite cakes, starting with Erin and Valerie’s coconut cake. Andrea raves about her latest find, a vintage Ransberg cake tin, which she loves because of the square shape. Beth Anne recommends an orange genoise cake, while Betty and Judy went with the classic […]

Episode 4: Cold Chocolate Snacking Cake

Still giddy from a rare in-person pre-production meeting, Andrea and Stefin waste no time launching into the episode with a debate about homemade vs. store-bought pumpkin pie, topical since Stefin’s husband has controversially suggested purchasing an (admittedly delicious-sounding) pumpkin pie with gingerbread crust from Seattle’s Dahlia Bakery. Andrea lets Stefin (and listeners) know the secrets […]