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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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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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vegan red wine chocolate cake

last friday’s girls’ night in would’ve been utterly incomplete without a decadent chocolate cake to go along with our red wine & movie of choice (up in the air, which i loved). since this is one of my favorite chocolate … Continue reading

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carrot cake muffins that just so happen to be vegan

a couple weeks ago, i got my first market basket from slow food.  a market basket is a $10 or $16 dollar basket filled with 10 or 20 pounds worth of fresh produce from local & distant sustainable farmers. the  point of … Continue reading

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ice cream cone cupcakes

i made these irresistibly cute treats late wednesday night for my cousin’s birthday. i meant to make red velvet cupcakes, but i bought icing instead of food coloring by accident. i resorted to using a simple chocolate cake recipe with … Continue reading

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smitten kitchen’s russian apple cake

i made this cake for dessert last night & again, at mom’s request, for breakfast this morning. the woman’s got a sweet tooth, what can i say? it’s super easy to make – all you need are apples, sugar, eggs, vanilla … Continue reading

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thanksgiving desserts: apple pie cookies & red wine chocolate cake

for thanksgiving, i went home to michigan. my mom has not one, but two amazing kitchens, so i knew from the outset that i was going to take advantage of at least one of them. ever since these apple pie cookies were … Continue reading

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