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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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Baby Shower Cupcakes

I made these cupcakes last night for my friend Mark. He and his wife are about to have their first baby so we decided to throw him a surprise baby shower at work. It was kind of awkward because when … 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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Strawberry Pistachio Galette

I’m going to be coming at you with A LOT of strawberry recipes the next few days. You’ve been warned. Yesterday morning I drove out to Belleville, Illinois, to pick strawberries at Eckert’s. I used to go there when I … Continue reading

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Salted Chocolate Chip Tahini Cookies

I saw this recipe the other day on David Lebovitz’s blog. He said that they were the best chocolate chip cookies he’s ever had, and he makes A LOT of chocolate chip cookies. That was enough endorsement for me. I … Continue reading

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