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Have you ever had a skillet cookie? There was a restaurant close to Elon University in North Carolina, where I spent my first two years of college, called Casa Roble that had a dessert of a hot chocolate chip cookie baked in a small cast iron pan served with melting vanilla ice cream. Basically everyone’s […]

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grasshopper brownies

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! As someone who Irish Step danced throughout high school, I miss this day of dancing + merriment often. Someone I also think about on this day is my “little sister,” who I met during those dancing years when I was the rehearsal captain of our company and she was our youngest […]

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spiced carrots with beans + dates

Carrots have become my MVV – most valuable vegetable – this winter. They can be bought in bulk, are inexpensive and also can be made and used in a variety of preparation from soups to stews, juices or in cakes or simply roasted like here. I love their slight sweetness in contrast to the other […]

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gingerbread

what. a. week. Anxiety + stress is high, but what’s more alarming is how divided the country is and how many are feeding that division. Hate, racism and inequality didn’t start with Trump and it’s not going to stop with Biden. All republicans are not racist and all democrats are not socialists. The more we […]

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applesauce + apple vodka

It’s apple picking season, and while the dry weather has made the orchards less fruitful for picking, the markets have been full of apples and cider. Applesauce is one of my favorite ways to use apples, other than sautéing for chia pudding or oatmeal. It’s comfort food, and tastes just as good warm as it […]

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winter squash chia pudding

Last weekend was the last weekend of ‘peak’ foliage time up here in Maine. People from all over the east coast come to Maine to see the leaves, particularly in Acadia National Park. While I’ve been here for 4 years, I have yet to see the leaves or even get to the park in general, […]

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zucchini – chocolate chip bread

What do you see? I see a swan, but I could be convinced otherwise! Before summer left us, I really wanted to solidify my zucchini bread recipe – don’t ask me why, but I did – and I have, so I have to share! Perfect for late summer where the days straddle warm days and […]

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frozen blueberry – chocolate bites

Sometimes you just need chocolate! It’s no surprise that I love sweet things and baking, but sometimes I just want something delicious that’s not labor intensive nor something I’d have a lot of leftovers. Who do you think eats all of my experiments? If you ever want something sweet, please let me know + I […]

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oat streusel banana bread

It all begins with an idea. Maybe you want to launch a business. Maybe you want to turn a hobby into something more.

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