Tag Archives: sweet

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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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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Blueberry Peach Pie

I bought some star cookie cutters a couple months ago to use for the Fourth of July, when I thought I was going to make a fruit pie with stars-and-stripes topping. That never happened because I made blueberry cobbler instead. I … Continue reading

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Blueberry Cobbler

When I moved back to St. Louis a couple years ago, I had some extra time on my hands. I was writing and applying for jobs but in my downtime, I was cooking and watching food-related TV. Somehow, I stumbled … 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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