Category Archives: cake

birthday cake cashew butter

Since I moved into an apartment and started venturing into the kitchen, one of the things that I keep learning over and over again is how much you can make yourself. Brownies don’t always come in a box! Taco seasoning … Continue reading

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cooking for yourself: chocolate cupcakes with peanut butter frosting

Have you seen Bridesmaids yet? If you haven’t, back away from your computer/iDevice, stuff your purse with Reese’s cups and a Coke can, and drive to your nearest movie theater to watch it. If you have, remember the scene when … Continue reading

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what makes my life sweet

Looking forward to a much-needed beach vacation. Dark chocolate with sea salt. Biking to the farmer’s market on Saturday mornings. Biking anywhere. Sweet babies and their sweet feet. Grilled summer squash. The last few bittersweet days of summer break. Treats … Continue reading

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wordless wednesday, july 6

(sugared strawberries for a cake, independence day barbecue, olive feeling unimpressed with her bath, treats from the farmer’s market, indian spices for channa masala)

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hazelnut brown butter cake

The other day, I made my dad a batch of chocolate chip cookies for Father’s Day. Before I went to the store, I peeked in my fridge to take inventory of the ingredients, and I realized: I had no butter. … Continue reading

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