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Pain au Chocolat

Since making pain aux raisins went so well a few weeks ago, I decided to continue my French baking journey and make pain au chocolat over the weekend. Little did I know that the process would span three days, and … Continue reading

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Pain aux Raisins

The last time I was in Paris six years ago, I stopped by one of my favorite bookstores in the city (and honestly, the world), Shakespeare and Company. Located in Paris’s Left Bank neighborhood, it’s an English bookstore that once … 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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(Almost) Perfect Sea Salt Chocolate Chip Cookies

I refrain from calling things “perfect,” partly because nothing really is, and partly because I think that perfect is a dangerous word. However, I am completely comfortable with calling these sea salt chocolate chip cookies *almost* perfect. They are light … Continue reading

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Fudgy Flourless Brownies from Dolly and Oatmeal

I made these fudgy flourless brownies a week ago and I’m still thinking about them today. That probably means I should tell you about them. I’m usually wary of recipes that turn standard baked goods into something else. For example, … Continue reading

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Strawberry Buttermilk Cake

This is one of the best cakes I’ve ever made, and I don’t say that lightly. I’ve made *a lot* of cakes. It all started yesterday when I was thinking about what to make with a surplus of strawberries from … Continue reading

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Bourbon Strawberry Shortcake

This is one of many strawberry posts you’ll see the next few days on the blog. Consider yourself warned. I have a weakness for strawberries this time of year. I go to the farmers’ market every Saturday morning and each … Continue reading

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