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Oozing pus chocolate cupcakes and a Rotarian Halloween

One Halloween when my husband was a teenager, he was picked to perform in a Murder Mystery night hosted by the local Rotary Club. “It was themed around classic Halloween characters – Dracula, Frankenstein, a Ghost. Someone got murdered, and the … Continue reading

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Rosemary Parmesan Shortbread

Summer draws to a close and our friends Ingyin and Yosi prepare to return to Abu Dhabi and to the new term at NYU Abu Dhabi’s Physics Department. Not quite yet, but too soon. So we planned a fancy dinner … Continue reading

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Apricot Cake and feeling at home

The Union Square Farmers’ Market groans with stone-fruit. Wasps buzz around stalls laden with peaches, It’s been a long day apartment hunting ahead of our September 3rd move out deadline. And frankly, it’s not been any fun whatsoever. I load … Continue reading

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Clementine Cake – if you can make room in your busy Christmas bondage schedule

Walking from my apartment to the subway I pass 2 sex shops.

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The Monday Treat – Double chocolate chip brownies for Labor Day, and the end of white

In the movie Serial Mom, staring Kathleen Turner as a suburban killer, she notices a woman committing the social faux pas of wearing white shoes after Labor Day. Now, this is a bit of a spoiler alert, not a very dramatic … Continue reading

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The Monday Treat – Blueberry Olive Oil Lemon Cake

Big News from my friend Rachel who bounded into choir rehearsal with a huge smile on her face and a huge diamond on her finger. Graham had proposed. Excitement. Squealing.

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The Monday Treat – s’mores bars to inspire happiness even in indoorsy types

I was a reluctant camper as a child. Bugs, rain, sleeping on the ground – not really my scene. On my return from my first guide camp I sat on the bathroom floor sobbing as ants marched out of my … Continue reading

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The Monday Treat – Christmas cookies

Christmas baking can feel like a step too far sometimes. Too pressured to be any fun– a source of work rather than a source of joy.

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – Pumpkin Spice Pancakes with a Maple Apple Compote

So here’s the issue: the last thing anyone really wants after Thanksgiving is more dinner.

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Oozing pus chocolate cupcakes

Halloween would not be halloween in our house without oozing pus chocolate cupcakes.

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