Archive for the ‘Cookies’ Category

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The weather has been so up and down lately that whenever I can catch a warm day, I try to make the most of it. And so a couple weekends ago, when the clouds parted and I could finally feel warmth on my skin (I’ve missed you, Sun!), my boyfriend and I decided to take [...]

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Most people spend the holidays eating huge turkey dinners and gorging on baked goods, but when I go home it’s pretty much traditional Indian food every night. It’s amazing because I never have that kind of home-cooked goodness in New York, but when I got back to the city last night, I had an urge [...]

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In the age of e-cards, text messages and Twitter, how often do we get something personal from a friend? Over the last year, I started mailing my friends baked goods on their birthdays, only later realizing that it’s just not the kind of thing our generation does much. Believe me, “things” are great, but I’ve [...]

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1. Bird Cupcake Ceramic Stand; $38 2. Euroquest Imports Polish Pottery 10″ Rectangular Baking Pan; $34.50 3. Spanish Omelet Apron; $32 4. Washing & Hoping & Dreaming Dish Rack; $43 5. Zoku Quick Pop Maker; $50 6. 20 oz. Le Creuset Mortar & Pestel; $38 each 7. Lacey Tray; $28 8. Queen Catherine de Medicis [...]

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En route to Ess-a-Bagel last weekend, I passed by what I thought was a new cafe, which touted fresh, natural ingredients. But that wasn’t even what caught my eye first; what initially got me were the rows and rows of macaroons. Delicate French pastries in a relatively nondescript 1st Ave. cafe? Would they be any [...]

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While perusing one of my favorite baking blogs, Bakerella, I happened upon the author’s pictures of her friend’s Christmas party: Holy moly. I think I know what the dessert spread will be like at my wedding. For more pics check out Bakerella’s blog. (Warning: You may get an intense craving for sweets and yearning for [...]