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Brownies, Drunk

Manischewitz Brownies

Manischewitz Brownies

I feel like I’m still processing that Thanksgiving is over, and it already feels like Hanukkah is right around the corner! Now, I know sufganiyot, or jelly donuts, are the traditional Hanukkah treat (I learned this from a Sesame Street Hanukkah video I used to watch on VHS as a kid), but my tiny apartment kitchen doesn’t allow for frying. So what could I make that is Hanukkah themed, but also delicious? Continue Reading

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Pies

Kentucky Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet Potato Pie

Aside from dessert, my favorite food on the Thanksgiving table is the sweet potatoes.  And that’s probably because it’s basically a dessert that’s served with dinner. My mom’s sweet potatoes are always topped with cherries, pineapple rings, and plenty of marshmallows. Just how I like ’em!

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Maple Creme Brulee

Torching a Maple Creme Brulee

Thanksgiving is a holiday that focuses on tradition and family.  It seems like every year we go to the same house and eat the same food with the same people.  As a person of routine, I love tradition. I order the same food at the same restaurants.  I try to maintain as much consistency in my schedule as possible.  I love comfortable and familiar.  But when it comes to Thanksgiving, I like to add a little something different each year. Continue Reading

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Breads

Pumpkin Chai Bread and the Boston Book Festival

Pumpkin Chai Bread

I made this amazing, delicious Pumpkin Chai Bread with Cream Cheese Frosting, and I’ll be sharing the recipe with you at the end of this post, but first I want to tell you a bit about my Saturday morning.  I’d love for you to stick around and read about it, but if you’re just here for the recipe you know where to find it!

Pumpkin Chai Bread Batter

Yesterday morning I had the opportunity to listen to a panel at the Boston Book Festival that consisted of Stella Parks from BraveTart and Serious Eats, Karen Akunowicz from Myers+Chang and Top Chef, and Joanne Chang from Myers+Chang and Flour Bakery.  Each of these women have impacted my life in different ways, and seeing them all come together in one panel was a truly amazing experience.

Stella Parks, Karen Akunowicz, and Joanne Chang speaking at the Boston Book Festival Continue Reading

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