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Lemon Poppyseed Cake with Mandarins

I was craving lemon poppyseed cake last week, partly because I miss California/Los Angeles. When I was there last fall, I went to Sqirl and got lemon poppyseed cake that blew. my. mind. I still think about it often, especially … Continue reading

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Fleur de Sel Brownies

I made these fleur de sel brownies for a work holiday party baking competition, but if I’m going to be honest, I made them for myself. I’ve been craving gooey, fudge, rich chocolate brownies for weeks. I guess I could … Continue reading

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Honey Lavender Ice Cream

The past couple weeks of my life could be known as: “Lavender on Everything.” I’m fine with that. In this installment, I decided to combine honey and lavender in ice cream. It was a test of patience and resolve, because … Continue reading

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Lavender Honey Scones

On Saturday, I went to check out the Lake St. Louis Farmers’ Market. I wasn’t sure what to expect because I’ve never been to Lake St. Louis and I hadn’t heard anything about the market. It turns out that it’s … Continue reading

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Matzo Crack

Last night, I was too tired to cook a full Passover seder. Instead, I used all my energy to stay up late and make matzo crack. I knew the reward would be worth the effort. I wasn’t wrong. The crack (it … Continue reading

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Brûléed Grapefruit with Greek Yogurt and Granola

INT. My kitchen, late last night. MY SISTER: What is that giant citrus? (points to bowl with abnormally large orange sphere) ME: Oh. Thus began my journey to use the citrus, which I had forgotten about until my sister said … Continue reading

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Liège Waffles

The first winter that I lived in France, I went to Belgium for a week for Christmas break. I spent most of my time drinking beer, gorging myself on chocolate, and eating waffles. I grew up thinking that Belgian waffles … Continue reading

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