Author Archives: Emily Wasserman

About Emily Wasserman

Bonjour! My name is Emily and I'm a writer based in St. Louis. I'm also a home baker with a small business, Amélie Bakery. I'm a self-proclaimed francophile and love French pastries and baking.

Cinnamon Rolls

This holiday season was pretty much hell for me. It started with me dropping my car at the shop after a tire exploding and my bumper falling off. Then, I started feeling an internal sick tsunami; i.e., the feeling that … Continue reading

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Chocolate Candied Orange Scones

It has been a while…like, four months a while. I have all the same excuses: New full-time job, new side gig (Amélie Bakery…more on that later), feeling under the weather multiple times and taking multiple COVID tests to rule it … Continue reading

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Batsh*t Crazy Blueberry Cobbler

I can’t believe it’s been seven months since the last time I blogged. I feel guilty, but then, I don’t, because a lot has happened; I started a new job, left it, and started another one. I road tripped up … Continue reading

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Blood Orange Dark Chocolate Chip Scones

These might be my favorite scones I’ve made recently, and I’ve made *a lot* of scones. They’re citrusy, sweet, chocolate-y, and delicious. Basically, they’re everything you need in a winter scone. I’m a big fan of blood oranges. However, I … Continue reading

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Go-To Granola

I’ll be honest with you: This granola basically came about by me dumping every half-open bag of nuts in my fridge into a large bowl. But even so, it created something magical, warming, and delicious. I like to improvise a … Continue reading

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Meyer Lemon Poppyseed Scones

These Meyer lemon poppyseed scones are like little rays of sunshine. I decided to make them this morning because I literally had nothing to eat for breakfast. I did have three Meyer lemons, half a container of buttermilk, flour, and … Continue reading

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Cranberry Orange Muffins

Y’all have been clamoring for this cranberry orange muffin recipe. I can’t say I blame you. Cranberries are the ultimate fall fruit. I just discovered that a few weeks ago, when I bought two pounds of cranberries and ended up … Continue reading

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Tortilla Soup

Every year around this time, I find myself craving tortilla soup. It’s simple, warming, and spicy. It’s the perfect thing to make after Thanksgiving when you never want to cook again but you also don’t want to eat leftovers or … Continue reading

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The Apple Tart of My Dreams

Today started out casually enough; I got up late, stumbled out of bed, got coffee and did a little early holiday shopping (shipping is HORRIBLE this time of year). Little did I know that twelve hours later, I was going … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Dark Chocolate Chip Bread

There comes a time every year when I start wanting to bake with pumpkin. It usually happens once there’s a chill in the air and the leaves start changing, but this year, it happened early. I’m not the only one … Continue reading

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