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Oozing Pus Chocolate Cupcakes and the Terrible Tale of the Chocolate Truffle Poisoner

As part of his job, twice a year my husband has to get up earlier than usual, head out to a lecture hall and listen to a talk about being a responsible researcher.

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This dinner will get you laid – Homemade tagliatelle with white truffle

“Unbelievably” said Jen, “It actually tastes like pasta.” It was the inauguration of my KitchenAid pasta roller attachment, given to me as a birthday gift from Sheana, my mother in law. I had been wanting it ever since I acquired … Continue reading

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – Dinner at the drive in movie

Ingyin and Yosi have a car. That’s not the only reason why they’re our friends, but it’s pretty nice. And on Wednesday night they made one of my dreams, nurtured on a heady mixture of Sweet Valley High and watching … Continue reading

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The Monday Treat – Justin Bieber and truffle butter popcorn

People mocked me when I told them I was going to a Justin Bieber movie viewing with Champagne. And I’ll tell you what I told them; honestly, if you haven’t seen the movie, you simply don’t know what you’re missing.

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The Wednesday Tipple – Fancy beer and individual truffle mac n cheese

Partly it started because my sister Sarah and her boyfriend Matt came to stay with us in New York from London. Sarah is a wine buyer, so we left that bit up to her, while Jon went zooming off to … Continue reading

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Penne with truffled mushroom sauce

This pasta dish takes very little time to prepare. Put the water on to boil with a lid on asap. Salt it after it’s come to a boil, then dump the penne in. Now start on the sauce. You’ll be … Continue reading

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Molten truffle chocolate cupcakes

Now I’m not usually a believer in cupcakes as the food of love. There’s too kidsy for starters, and a little too Welcome to my 1950’s time portal! But if any cupcake can do it, these babies can. We’re talking … Continue reading

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This dinner will get you laid – breakfast to take you back to bed (Eggs en cocotte)

It was the end of the Summer of Love for Lizzy and J, and they emerged blinking into the golden autumn light to find that everything had changed. The plants in her window boxes were brittle skeletons, his car, evidently … Continue reading

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The Wednesday Tipple – Chardonnay, (with truffled mushroom bruschetta) and a meditation on micro pigs

Jonathan does not believe in Micro Pigs. I saw one a few weeks ago being carried in a Louis Vuitton by a fancy Park Avenue type lady, appropriately enough, on Park Avenue. He was beaming out at the world in … Continue reading

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – Molten Truffle Chocolate Cup Cakes

Hot on the quest to change her romantic fate and prove wrong a nay-saying tealeaf reader, Sara attended a speed dating event at a bar on the Upper West Side. Upon returning home she realized that her new dress had … Continue reading

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