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How to Use Puff Pastry

When I post pictures on Instagram of puff pastry tarts I make, I always get a friend or two who texts me and says, “I can’t believe you made that.” I also talk to friends who are scared of puff … Continue reading

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Fresh Strawberry Buttermilk Scones

Well…hi! I bet you’ve been wondering where I’ve been for the past few months. The answer is, I’ve been here, but unfortunately, my kitchen has not. Or maybe fortunately because now, it’s brand new and better than ever. My boyfriend … Continue reading

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Vegan Lemon Poppyseed Doughnuts

I’ve been on a roll with baked doughnuts lately. I think they’re my new creative medium for 2021. The thing that I love about doughnuts is, they’re basically a blank canvas and you can do whatever you want to them. … Continue reading

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Blood Orange Cardamom Doughnuts

I’ve been wanting to make these blood orange cardamom doughnuts for a long time. It all started back when I saw a picture of blood orange pound cake. I loved the color of the icing, and I knew I had … Continue reading

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Banana Bread Breakfast Cookies

I love holiday eating as much (maybe more) than the next person, but there comes a time when my stomach/mind/body needs a break. Cue: these banana bread breakfast cookies. They’re vegan AND gluten-free, they taste great, and they don’t make … Continue reading

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Cranberry Corn Muffins

I’m all about using up my Thanksgiving leftovers. Usually this means lots of turkey sandwiches with cranberry sauce, or maybe even turkey noodle soup. But this year, I went the sweet route and made these cranberry corn muffins. These muffins … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Pies: Pumpkin and Chocolate Bourbon Pecan

If you’re like me, the last thing you want to do the Monday after Thanksgiving is think about how much you ate Thursday-Sunday. Still, I think many of us reminisce about the delicious pies and meals we ate, if only … Continue reading

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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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