Tag Archives: apartment-friendly baking

salted caramel pumpkin chocolate chip cookie bars &108 things i love in this moment

it’s fall in the midwest. is there anything better? the leaves are turning colors & crunching below our boot-clad feet, the afternoon sun is still warming even as it sets a little earlier than it did the month before, & … Continue reading

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yellow cake with caramelized strawberries

is there anything better than strawberry season? i’m talking real strawberries–the kind of strawberries that only come between may & june, tiny but powerful, each bite a mouthful of sun-ripened sweetness. as soon as they arrived this year, i hoarded … Continue reading

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herbed focaccia with olives, spinach & white cheddar

my friend paige is an avid bread-baker who is constantly extolling the virtues of homemade bread. she’s right, too–contrary to popular opinion, breads & doughs are actually quite easy to master (& this is coming from someone who much prefers … Continue reading

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strawberry rhubarb quinoa muffins

after loving & leaving yoga journal’s wonderful blueberry quinoa muffins, i had been looking for a way to sneak this healthful grain-like, protein-packed seed back into a muffin recipe. i wanted this recipe to involve rhubarb & strawberries, the sweethearts … Continue reading

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rhubarb & raspberry clafoutis

my beautiful friend jen gave me an equally beautiful cookbookย for my birthday a few months ago. i set it on my nightstand where it sat for almost a month before i finally had time to page through it before going … Continue reading

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my new favorite chocolate cake

at some point last week, i decided to go grocery shopping on an empty stomach. this is always a stupid idea. i always end up buying way more than i can eat. so, as a precautionary measure, i made myself … Continue reading

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saturday morning healthy blueberry banana pancakes

okay, so maybe i’m using the word “morning” loosely. i did, after all, just finish my wonderful breakfast & it is now almost 2 p.m. after the week i’ve had, i can’t say i even feel the slightest bit guilty … Continue reading

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whole wheat lemon poppyseed muffins with strawberries

not gonna lie, i’ve been having a tough time lately, but i think it’s coming to an end finally. this past week was by far the roughest of my entire semester, packed with super late nights & early mornings (not … Continue reading

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beet bread

a few weeks ago, i had a delicious sandwich at the slow food uw cafe. it involved beet bread, caramelized apples, blue cheese & arugula. the most interesting part of the sandwich was the beet bread — i could not … Continue reading

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saturday morning blueberry quinoa muffins

i was planning on taking a trip to the farmer’s market this morning to scope out the sweet potato & parsnip scene for yet another recipe that caught my eye in ottolenghi’s book–sweet potatoes & parnsips with cherry tomatoes in … Continue reading

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