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The one often frustrating thing I often deal with is the meager dessert selection at vegetarian restaurants. For some reason, the chefs there think that what we want is a sundae made of mochi, seitan and sprinkled cardamom. Well, not that exactly, but today’s dessert special at Angelica Kitchen is Hibiscus Kanten Parfait, so you [...]

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My favorite thing about Thanksgiving isn’t the turkey or the side dishes but the pumpkin pie. So obviously I was going to take charge of it for the Thanksgiving potluck I had with my friends. But to satisfy my friends who weren’t gourd lovers, I decided to make a blueberry pie, too. I wanted to [...]

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It’s the 40th anniversary of Sesame Street and everyone is joining in on the fun—from Google Doodles to Harper’s Bazaar—and I’m loving seeing bits of my day sprinkled with Sesame Street goodness. Take for example this video from Rocketboom, in which Cookie Monster explains the method behind his cookie-eating madness:

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These delicious treats, made of chocolate chips, chai and ground oatmeal is a powerful trifecta of my favorite ingredients come together. It’s a really easy recipe, especially since I plucked the chai right out of the tea bags I had at home, just as the author of the recipe had done. I’m still trying to [...]

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For a lavender-themed birthday gift, I chose to make honey lavender cookies that are oh-so-rich (shortbread = butter) but oh so fragrant while making. What you need: 2 cups all-purpose flour ¾ tsp salt ½ tsp baking powder 1 tbsp dried or fresh lavender 6 oz. unsalted butter, softened 2 tbs honey ½ cup confectioners’ sugar [...]

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When you need a quick, easy dessert for a weeknight, this raspberry buttermilk cake is the perfect choice. I had some friends over last night and whipped up this gem in about an hour–perfect for after work! Some of the reviewers on epicurious (where I found the recipe) said they even saved the leftovers for [...]