Category Archives: baked goods

Salted Chocolate Chunk Cookies

April has been a month of accomplishments. I drove through Times Square. I had a good reason, but quelle catastrophe!  Technically that was in March but since that vacation ended in April, I’m going with April. I ate at Roberta’s, … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter and Bacon Cookies

If pressed, I’d have to say that my all-time favorite quote comes from the fabulous and forthright Bette Davis: “There comes a time in every woman’s life when all that helps is a glass of champagne.”  Ain’t that the truth? Yesterday … Continue reading

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Maple Glazed Pumpkin Muffins

Today I did something I’m more than just a little ashamed I haven’t done sooner. I got up early and headed down to the foodie nirvana that is the Eastern Market with Barb, where an enormous bunch of Tuscan Kale … Continue reading

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Blueberry Brown Butter Financiers

Brown the butter!  That’s the first instruction in this month’s Bon Appétit for this delicious little recipe.  “Ok, I will,” I replied.  I’d only browned butter once before, for a fish recipe, and erroneously thought “how hard can it be?”   … Continue reading

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Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins with Flax Seed

After an insane amount of research, hesitation, sleeplessness and general hemming and hawing, I finally purchased a new camera.  I do not make big purchases easily (except for plane tickets) so I was undecided whether to go all out and get … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread with Crystallized Ginger

I’ve got the post-Thanksgiving blues.  Now that another one has come and gone, I can safely declare that after 14 years (14!) of going up north, to the ever-welcoming and Christmas-cozy home of Aunt B and Uncle G,  it’s easily my favorite holiday (followed … Continue reading

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Two Easy Appetizers and Blueberry Cake!

There’s a snoring kitty by my side, I’ve just finished a delicious plate of tomatoes and basil, I’m still humming  Theo Katzman’s jazzy tunes from Sonic Lunch today (check him out! ) and I’m way behind in my blogging.  This is … Continue reading

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Madeleines for Madelyn

  You are going to need a Madeleine pan for this one.  There’s no way around it.  It’s kind of like a seashell-shaped muffin pan.  I got mine at Cutler’s in Petoskey, which is a kitchen store and, for me, a little … Continue reading

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