Archive for the ‘Dessert’ Category

posted by on Baking, Cookies, Cupcakes, Dessert, Food etc., Holidays

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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 [...]

posted by on Bread, Cafe, Coffees & Cafes, Dessert, Dinner, Sandwiches, Snacks, Vegging Out

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You know how some men and women look so good on paper (smart, funny, attractive, like dessert) but turn out to be such disappointments (not that I’m talking from experience!)? Well, that’s kind of how I felt about Le Pain Quotidien, America’s answer to European boulangeries. LPQ boasts a lot of classy cafĂ© fare like [...]

posted by on Brunch, Burgers, Cheese, Comfort Food, Dessert, Diner, Ice cream, New Jersey, Sandwiches, Vegging Out

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It was serendipity that on the Sunday night before I left for New Jersey that I caught an episode of the Food Network’s Throwdown with Bobby Flay, where Flay duked it out for the best grilled cheese with the cooks at a famous diner in Collingswood, New Jersey, near my hometown. Obviously, I had to [...]

posted by on Cupcakes, Dessert, Vegging Out

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Apologies for my recent absence, but I had a nice little break from work and life for the holidays. Et tu? My time away involved sweatpants, blankets, my new Snuggie, movies (The Proposal – ick, I Love You, Man – disappointing and Julie & Julia – um, AMAZING) and a lot of not-so-healthy food. But [...]

posted by on Baking, Chocolate, Comfort Food, Cookies, Dessert

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Martha Stewart has been serving me well with my new-found love for baking, so when two of my good friends’ birthdays were coming up, I wanted to put her recipe for chocolate-glazed pumpkin cookies to use. Birthdays or not, I probably would’ve made these for any reason. But glad the birthday boy and girl enjoyed [...]

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I have to admit: I’m pretty proud of myself for sticking to my resolution to bake more. Potlucks, birthdays and the desire to hibernate and eat comfort food this season have all been a good motivator for experimenting with new treats. For a potluck last week, I chose to make dessert and recreated these lava [...]