Category Archives: Baking

Super Yummy Apple Crisp

I have a real sister, and a few bunch of honorary sisters. Two of them have been my honorary sisters since I was nine. We’re talking 1995, people. Side ponytails and all. Anyways, their mama makes delicious apple crisp, and … Continue reading

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Amish Friendship Bread.

I went on a cruise, and the day I got back, my friend Liz handed me this: It was a bag of mushed brown substance. “It’s a starter for bread” she insisted. I was skeptical. A bag of mush? What … Continue reading

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Snickerdoodles with Reese’s Pieces

A few days ago, I asked my friend El about cookies. Via email. The following is our email convo: “If you were to eat a cookie, which flavor would you like it to be?” “Matzah flavored,” he replied, since it … Continue reading

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Adventures of Phyllo Dough 2: Going Greek

This week, after I made the phyllo dough pie, I had so many leftover sheets of dough I decided I needed to tackle another recipe. I remembered my friend K using her extra dough to make baklava, so I asked … Continue reading

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The adventures of Phyllo Dough

So I decided last week I was going to make “Turkey and Phyllo Pie” from my Better Homes and Gardens cookbook. But the recipe calls for leeks, which I am sure Jeff wouldn’t eat, and also we’re not too fond … Continue reading

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Hope for the Hopeless? Yes, there is.

It was a momentous night last night. I was with a group of friends, enjoying our Obama cupcakes, and enjoying our new found hope… Yesterday seemed to be the longest day of my life. I kept listening to the Brett … Continue reading

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I roasted a bird. I baked some banana bread. I made Obama cupcakes. I voted.

I’ve been absent for a while. I apologize. I thought I had chronic tonsillitis, but really I was just sick. Meanwhile, I have been getting ready for today. The day of all days. The day of new beginnings. Election Day, … Continue reading

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