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root beer cake topped with “root” cream

When I went to San Francisco recently I had a small mission to accomplish: buy Root liquor. Root is a traditional spirit produced by a group of Philly artists known as Art in the Age and they’ve created this root beer…

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c’mon get happy: chocolate puddle cookies

It’s been awhile since I’ve made sweets, so when I was cruising through my bookmarks and spotted these chocolate puddle cookies from three different bloggers, I knew that I would be baking these up immediately. And oh boy, these are…

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belated birthday fun times: the white out cake

But first, let me talk about cake. In my head I thought it was perfectly reasonable to bake 3 cakes (2 of them would be layer cakes, of course). So I set about making the first cake, a bundt. Easy, right?

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cowboy cookies

A little while ago I took out the book All Cakes Considered by Melissa Gray from the library. I love cakes and the book turned out to be perfect cake-dreamin’ fodder. It will be my birthday next week and I’ve already…

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seriously intense cocoa nib brownies

One of the easiest things to bake are brownies. I’ve always used the recipe from Moosewood Restaurant Cooks at Home since it always provides seriously awesome results. In fact, it’s actually foolproof – I know because I’ve totally goofed the…

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vegan-ish sandwich cookies + portland (+ big changes)

I made these cookies well before the holiday rush way back in early December. I had a friend coming over for dinner and wanted something special for dessert. I had spotted these “no-reos” a few days earlier on a new-to-me…

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hot chocolate toddy

Hot drinks always help to keep the cold at bay. Throw in a bit of Tennessee whiskey and woo-ha, it’ll warm your bones in an instant. You can get the recipe for this hot chocolate toddy over on Poppytalk. And…

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chocolate chip maple walnut cookies

I think I have discovered my most favorite chocolate chip cookie ever. This one has it all: chocolate, nuts and that beloved chew and crisp that any true chocolate chip cookie worth its salt must have. It’s perfect. Plus, it’s…

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