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Carrot Cake Breakfast Muffins

Over the weekend, I started craving something healthy-ish for breakfast. I usually make a big brunch on Sunday with pancakes, eggs, and bacon, but I was coming off a week of vacation where I basically ate hot dogs and nonstop … Continue reading

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Baked Apple Cider Doughnuts with Maple Glaze

I go through stages in cooking and baking where I become obsessed with a particular thing. In 2017 and 2018, it was smoothie bowls. Last year and the beginning of this year, it was laminate, aka buttery French pastries. Now, … Continue reading

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My Very First Cheese Soufflé

I made my first cheese soufflé a couple weeks ago. I guess I feel the same way about it that people do about their firstborns. Except that unlike most people with firstborns, I forgot to tell you about it for … Continue reading

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Peach Pie

Nothing says summer like a good peach pie. I got two pounds of peaches last week in my farmers’ market delivery, and then I realized I was a pound short to make pie, so my boyfriend saved the day and … Continue reading

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Vegan Cinnamon Swirl Banana Muffins

I decided to make these vegan cinnamon swirl banana muffins the other day when I had a lot of almond milk to use up, and two very ripe bananas. I was going to make banana bread, but I feel like … Continue reading

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Earl Grey Morning Buns with Chocolate Custard Filling

I’ve wanted to make these Earl Grey morning buns for a *very* long time, but I never got around to it, partly because they’re a commitment and partly because they require some difficult-to-find ingredients. For example, how many of us … Continue reading

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Blueberry Cornmeal Scones from Sister Pie

Some of my favorite recipes during shelter in place come from bakeries that I’ve visited or would like to visit. In lieu of serving customers, many bakeries are posting recipes for popular menu items on social media. These blueberry cornmeal … Continue reading

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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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Sourdough Bread

Five years ago when I was living in DC, I was browsing a local bookstore and one book caught my eye, “In Search of the Perfect Loaf: A Home Baker’s Odyssey.” In the book, local author and home baker Samuel … Continue reading

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