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June 17, 2016
by sarah
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Vanilla Bean Thumbprint Cookies

When I was in my teens I worked the counter at a small bakery. They made some amazingly delicious things, one of which were birdnest cookies: a sturdy yet crumbly shortbread cookie covered in toasted coconut and a deep red … Continue reading

February 7, 2015
by sarah
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The Perfect Pair: Macarons Two Ways

  T-minus a week until the most over-manufactured, high-expectation-low-return “holiday” of the year: Valentine’s Day. That’s seven days until florists are ravaged of anything “long stem” and drugstores are depleted of all their heart-shaped candy. Greeting cards will clog up … Continue reading

December 15, 2014
by sarah
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Food Blogger Cookie Swap 2014: Chai Tea Shortbread

Well, it’s that time of year again. The Holidays are upon us and that means the that food bloggers from all over are dutifully┬ámaking donations, and baking and shipping secret packages of cookies to one another. This is my third … Continue reading

September 12, 2014
by sarah
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Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Banana Snack Attack

So, this happened. I make no apologies. It was a rainy grey day, I was left to my own devices, and I wanted a snack that wasn’t fruit or baby carrots or hummus or anything even remotely healthy or responsible. … Continue reading

December 11, 2013
by sarah
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Food Blogger Cookie Swap 2013 – Chocolate Gingerbread Crackles

Well, it’s that time of year again. The Holidays are upon us and that means the that food bloggers from all over are dutifully making donations, and baking and shipping secret packages of cookies to one another. This is my … Continue reading

November 5, 2013
by sarah
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Butter Tarts

I have never known anyone who hates raisins as much as my niece, Justine. When she was a little girl someone made her a carrot cake for her birthday and lo and behold: raisins. Too sweet to draw attention to … Continue reading

August 29, 2013
by sarah
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Chocolate Cherry Coconut Cookies

Back to school is just around the corner! That means that lunch box and after school snacks are a consideration again and there is no sweeter lunchtime treat than cookies. These petite chocolate cherry coconut cookies are a cinch to … Continue reading