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Oreo-Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies

I toldja I was gonna do it! I used some leftover holiday Oreos (I had 12 exactly, how fortuitous!), and bought a pack of pre-made chocolate chip cookie dough for the outside. This pack, however, made jumbo cookies, so I only used one dough square per Oreo. You’ll follow the same drill as you would […]

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Traditional Charoset

So it’s Passover, and I’ve been remiss in posting recipes appropriate to this particular holiday. Specifically associated with the seder, charoset is actually a wonderful salsa of sorts that can be scooped up and eaten on matzah. While its purpose at the seder is to represent the mortar with which Jews built the bricks while […]

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Best Damn Sugar Cookies. (Period)

I’ve posted a couple of sugar cookie posts on this site, but I am asking you to disregard all of them and bookmark this one. (Ok, except maybe for the decorative ones, because they’re different.) I needed to make some cookies this past weekend for the crew on a commercial shoot, same as I did […]

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Easy as [Cool Whip] Pie!

Are you going to a barbecue or potluck this summer? Do you live someplace like Los Angeles where it’s too hot to even think about turning on your oven? Well Cool Whip Pie is definitely a recipe to keep on hand – you’ll memorize it after making it once – because it’s summery, light, and […]

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Happy Easter, Peeps!

My friend Ashleigh, you may remember her from French Macaron Day, asked me if I wanted to make Peeps this week. Duh, WINNING. How much fun would it be to make our own Peeps the day before Easter? (Lots!) And it was also a great excuse to test out my new candy thermometer! So it […]

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When I think of sugar cookies…

**Not to detract from the simple tastiness of these cookies, but I have found the sugar cookie recipe to beat all other recipes. Check it out!** I think of these. The sugar cookie of my memories are light and crumbly, and more like a biscuit – not the ones I used for decorating. They’re super […]

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Biscuits and Scones

Two of the simplest things I’ve made yet, and certainly two of the tastiest. Here’s a little confession for you all… I have started taking a baking class. I figured I might as well learn a thing or two about this hobby I’ve come to love so dearly, so I signed up for an 11 […]

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