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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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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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Rugelach

Rugelach is by far the most popular Hanukkah cookie. The last time I had one was in June in Montréal, but that was more because I passed a Jewish bakery and I couldn’t *not* get one. Fast forward six months … 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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Tiramisu with Edelbrand Cherry Brandy

A couple weekends ago, I drove out to Marthasville, Missouri to spend time with my friends Lynn and Martin from Edelbrand Pure Distilling. We had plans to go to dinner in nearby Washington, but first, Lynn and I made tiramisu. … Continue reading

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