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Sweet Corn Vanilla Pudding with Blackberries

Believe it or not, this is the one of the first times I’ve ever made pudding not from a box. Shocking, I know. I think it’s because in the grand scheme of desserts, pudding kind of falls by the wayside … 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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Sea Salt Espresso Chocolate Chip Cookies

About a month ago, I posted my definitive list of best chocolate chip cookie recipes. When I did, I got a message from my best friend’s Aunt Gail. Gail sent me her recipe for espresso chocolate chip cookies with sea … Continue reading

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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 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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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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Lemon Curd

A few weeks ago I went over to my best friend’s family’s house for a Passover seder. Her mom served lemon curd for dessert and it was love at first spoonful. Lemon is one of my favorite flavors in dessert. … Continue reading

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Perhaps the Best Brownies Ever

Superlatives are common in food writing and I’m not immune. I’ll often say something is the best ever, but only because it’s better than the last thing I tasted that I thought was the best. In the case of these … Continue reading

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Ginger Molasses Cookies

Every year around the beginning of December, I start craving ginger molasses cookies. Honestly, I crave them year-round but it gets worse when the temperatures drop and I want something sweet, warm, and reassuring. I made the cookies last year … Continue reading

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