Tag Archives: vanilla

Whipped Cream Filling

A friend of mine made me cream puffs for my birthday this year which, coincidentally, has a lot to do with why I haven’t posted in a while. (Not because of the cream puffs necessarily, but from the general celebrating of many birthdays and going on vacation and mourning the loss of my youth and […]

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French Macaron Day!

**UPDATE** You should also check out my pumpkin macarons! My friend Ashleigh and I have been talking about making French Macarons for a while, and this past Monday it was finally French Macaron Day! (*Note – not an actual holiday outside of her apartment.) Armed with a recipe from Martha Stewart, a custom French Macaron Pandora […]

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Key Lime Pie

Happy New Year, everyone! I hope the stars align in your favor this year 🙂 Now, for business… While we were all in Florida, my uncle had a birthday. My aunt suggested we make him a key lime pie to celebrate. How could I argue? We took the filling and meringue recipes from the NY […]

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a very important fondant update

Hello ladies and gentlemen (well, probably just my Mom, hi Mom!), this past weekend I covered my first ever cake in fondant! I’m taking the Wilton Course 3 class, and it’s pretty cool so far. The first week we just learned some more piping techniques, but this past weekend we made the “gift box” cake. […]

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Homemade Oreos!

How awesome is it finding a recipe for something you love, and hearing from the people that have already made it that it’s spot on? I was so excited to find this recipe. I figured these were my dad’s favorite cookies, and let’s face it they’ve got to be most peoples’, so I couldn’t wait […]

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2010 Tax Season Cookie Rollout – Pinwheel Cookies

Thanks, Mom, for this headline. My father’s an accountant and for a few months every year he disappears into the seemingly infinite abyss of 1040s and W2s and whatnot. I decided I wanted to make him some cookies to help him cope, and when my mother told me he was already losing weight I knew […]

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Black and White Cookies

It no doubt stems from the New Yorker in me, but I love Black and White cookies. They’re a perfect balance of chocolate and vanilla, like those half and half dixie cups we used to have on Sundays at camp. (You guys know what I’m talking about.) I always preferred the chocolate half myself, but […]

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