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Easy Sticky Buns

February 16, 2009
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At some point last year I had the “brilliant” idea that I was going to make cinnamon rolls with puff pastry dough. In my mind it seemed like the easiest possible thing so I didn’t bother to look up a recipe. I just unrolled the chilled dough and spread out a thick layer of butter, […]

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Peppermint Crunch Sandwich Cookies

December 8, 2008
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I impulse shopped Andes Peppermint Crunch Baking Chips at Target a few weeks ago when I was supposed to be picking out my holiday cards. I secretly thought they would be disgusting but I bought them anyway. Well surprise surprise: these baking bits are about as far from awful on the spectrum of delicious as […]

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Contessa Chicken Salad

February 17, 2008

Did you eat Miracle Whip when you were a kid? Because I did. A lot. I vividly recall having a conversation with my doctor at one point about what kind of sandwiches I liked to eat. My cute response of Miracle Whip and Cheese on White Bread really didn’t seem to impress him very much. […]

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Chocolate Chip, Toasted Pecan, Coconut Cookies

January 22, 2008

I picked up Amanda Hesser’s book Cooking for Mr. Latte after the holidays at the Harvard Book Store. I honestly had no idea who she was. In reality I thought that it was a new book since it was marked as a staff pick. Later in the evening Google revealed the truth to me. It […]

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