Category Archives: Dessert

Bourbon Chocolate Chip Cookies with Vanilla Sea Salt

I was going to tell you that these are the best chocolate chip cookies I’ve ever made, but that would be unfair to all the other ones I’ve made over the years. You can check out those recipes in my … Continue reading

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Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies from Levee Baking Co.

The other day, I got really worked up about a piece in Esquire about how the restaurant revolution is ending. I’m not sure why, aside from the fact that it was a huge insult to anyone living in the Midwest and … Continue reading

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Pint Size Oatmeal Crème Pies

As I’ve mentioned before, one of the hardest parts about quarantine for me is not making weekly trips to my favorite bakeries in town. One of my favorites is Pint Size Bakery in South City. Pint Size is the kind … Continue reading

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Sea Salt Espresso Chocolate Chip Cookies

About a month ago, I posted my definitive list of best chocolate chip cookie recipes. When I did, I got a message from my best friend’s Aunt Gail. Gail sent me her recipe for espresso chocolate chip cookies with sea … Continue reading

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My Definitive List of Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes

Over the weekend, my best friend’s mom commented on my Instagram post about buckwheat chocolate chip cookies and said that I should make a definitive list of my best chocolate chip cookie recipes. She was so right. Today I took … Continue reading

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Buckwheat Chocolate Chip Cookies from Basically

Every so often, there’s a cookie that takes Instagram by storm. This year it’s the buckwheat chocolate chip cookie from Basically. I had the cookies on my list of things to make after seeing them on Instagram a couple weeks … Continue reading

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Vegan Clementine Cake

The first thing you should know about this vegan clementine cake is that it really looks as orange inside as in the picture. The second thing you should know is that it’s one of the best things I’ve ever made. … Continue reading

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Swedish Almond Cake

Last week, I read an article by Dorie Greenspan in The New York Times Magazine about the Swedish custom of fika, or twice-daily breaks where people drink coffee, eat something sweet, and talk. We need more of that in America. I … Continue reading

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Chocolate Sea Salt Rugelach

I spent most of December traveling with a few baking projects scattered in toward the end of the month. I meant to make rugelach around Hanukkah, but I put it off until after the new year. I’m kind of glad … Continue reading

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Apple Cake

This apple cake may be one of the best cakes I’ve ever made. I am not exaggerating. I made it last weekend after I got back from New Orleans. I’ve been eyeing the recipe for months, maybe even years, but … Continue reading

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