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Tassajara Bread

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Brandon and I grew up in very different worlds – he in a small town in the Pacific Northwest, me in urban San Francisco – but we are close in age, so had some overlap in experiences. Both of our … Continue reading

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Egg Cakes – Two Ways

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    To finish off Egg Month I wanted to make something different, something I had never made before.  A little internet searching and I discovered Chinese Egg Cakes.  I used this recipe to create my own.  The simplicity and … Continue reading

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Crème Brûlée

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  My all time favorite dessert is a cannoli… No, wait, it’s chocolate mousse… Well, maybe it’s a fresh apple pie…   No, no, it’s most definitely Crème Brûlée! The best crème brûlée I ever had was at an adorable … Continue reading

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Egg, Cheese, and Kale Breakfast Pockets

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  We have a Saturday routine at my house; I get up early(ish), got to yoga, stop at a favorite local coffee shop to pick up their amazing Cafe Con Leche, and then come home and make breakfast for Brandon and … Continue reading

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Eggs!

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Have you ever wanted to eat a cloud? Me neither!  But as I kid I wanted to touch a cloud – so my dad drove me up a mountain side and I captured a cloud in a jar.  To my … Continue reading

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Lemon Oreo Li’l Cheesecakes

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It’s February, the month Strudel and I designated Cheesecake month!  I decided my first cheesecake for the month would be a classic cheesecake with a crust made out of Lemon Oreo thins.  This was an amazingly good choice. Perfect amount … Continue reading

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Soft and Chewy Pretzel Rolls

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Back when I lived in New York, one of my favorite breakfasts came from a street cart or bodega with a grill: egg and cheese on a roll (the classic version of this sandwich comes with bacon, but as a … Continue reading

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Klobasniky

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  Have you ever tasted the wonderful pastry called Kolache?  They are made of a tender dough that is dolloped with sweet poppy seed paste or various fruits or cream cheese and baked into a golden mound.  I first discovered … Continue reading

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Stuffed Rolls with Potato, Kale and Mushrooms

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Do you ever eat foods where you think, “Oh good lord, *everything* I love is in this one bite?” And when this happens, it feels like the ultimate win, right? This is exactly how I feel about these Stuffed Rolls … Continue reading

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Parmesan Crisps

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I just can’t cookie anymore! If I eat one more rum ball, spritz cookie or sugar cookie… Need I say more?! I normally try to maintain a little bit of self control during the holidays but this season I didn’t.  … Continue reading

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