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what do you like in your blondies?

October 19, 2010

So I had this debate with the boy a few weeks ago. I always have put chocolate chips in my blondies even if it might be in addition to toffee or nuts. He said that blondies don’t have chocolate in them because it doesn’t make them blondies anymore. What do you think? After making toffee, [...]

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October 14: National Dessert Day

October 14, 2010

I know that some of these “national” holidays can seem a little silly especially since most of them are unknown, but it certainly gives us an excuse to eat dessert today… if you needed one that is. What about making some toffee… …for toffee blondies? What about a seven layer chocolate pound cake? That’s one [...]

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shades of blue

June 22, 2010

Summer has always meant fresh, home-grown food and probably my reason for loving farmer’s markets so much. Every summer growing up, I would go up to my grandparents house in Cape Cod and watch my grandfather tend to his vegetable garden like Mr. McGregor. Except for the walkways and the deck, there wasn’t grass, but [...]

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i scream…

June 8, 2010

Summer just screams ice cream. When the weather gets hot, humid and sticky as it did this past weekend in DC, all I want is a cool cup (trying to keep a little cleaner than a cone ) of creamy mint chocolate chip… or black raspberry… or cookie dough… I digress. Something that always makes [...]

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