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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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Apple Pie

There are few things that say “fall” more than apple pie. Yesterday, I decided to make one using some of the apples I picked last weekend at Eckert’s. Some people have very specific opinions about pie. They like cherry but … Continue reading

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Buckwheat Banana Bread

I’ve been craving banana bread for a couple weeks but I keep making cookies and cake. Then I saw three overripe bananas in my fruit bowl yesterday. “It’s fate,” I thought. I’m constantly on the hunt for the best banana … Continue reading

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Cherry Dark Chocolate Scones

I had some extra cream leftover from when I made smoked salmon and asparagus linguine the other night. I started to brainstorm how to use it. I also searched “how to use up extra cream” (because the internet has an … Continue reading

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Snickerdoodle Cookies

One of my favorite movie quotes comes from (I shudder to admit) “27 Dresses.” The main character, a cynical wedding reporter, said: “Love is patient, love is kind, love is slowly losing your mind.” That got a big laugh out … Continue reading

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My Go-To Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

This has been my go-to chocolate chip cookie recipe since pretty much forever. It all started seven years ago. I’d just moved back from France and I was missing the pastries there. However, I realized the one advantage America has … Continue reading

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Swiss Pear Tart with Edelbrand Plum Brandy

A couple months ago, I went to Marthasville, MO, to visit Edelbrand Pure Distilling. The business, which is owned by Lynn DeLean-Weber, Martin Weber, and their daughter Tess DeLean, makes vinars, or Swiss brandy. “Vinars” is word in Romansh, or … Continue reading

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