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Chocolate Babka

I’ve been meaning to post this recipe for chocolate babka for a week but the holidays kept getting in the way. There’s something about the week between Christmas and New Year’s that makes me not want to do anything except … Continue reading

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French Yogurt Cake (Gâteau au yaourt)

Yogurt cake, or “gâteau au yaourt,” is a recipe that every French person has in their back pocket. Talk to someone from France about the cake and they’ll probably tell you a story about how they watched one of their … Continue reading

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Peach Crumble Coffee Cake

I’ve been buying the $10 bag of peaches at the farmers’ market lately, partly because they look so good and partly because I’m making a lot of peach-inspired dishes. I decided to make this peach crumble coffee cake for a … Continue reading

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Winslow’s Home

I went to Winslow’s Home for lunch yesterday with my sister for my birthday. It made me realize that I haven’t written about the restaurant yet. All that changes now. I first discovered Winslow’s Home as an undergrad at Wash … Continue reading

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Baby Shower Cupcakes

I made these cupcakes last night for my friend Mark. He and his wife are about to have their first baby so we decided to throw him a surprise baby shower at work. It was kind of awkward because when … Continue reading

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Pistachio Rose Water Semolina Cake from Ottolenghi

This pistachio rose water semolina cake is one of the best desserts I’ve ever made. I found the recipe a month or two ago on the New York Times Food page. If you haven’t been there already, you should check … Continue reading

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Nathaniel Reid Bakery

A little more than a year ago before I moved back to St. Louis, I read about Nathaniel Reid Bakery. Reid, a classically-trained pastry chef, is from St. Louis. He moved back to town after living in France and Southern … Continue reading

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