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My First Part Time Job: Bagel Shop

My first part time job was at a bagel chain.  I used to make samplers for customers to try, but I would often get into an argument with my manager since he did not think it was a sampler, and rather free bites of chocolate chip bagels. I only put the one kind of bagel […]

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Matcha Cookies!

There is something about green food. I’m not talking about artificial green apple or anything like that, but the true green that comes from natural, delicious food. To me, it’s one of the most appealing things about a meal. If the color is good, I’m more apt to eat it. Matcha — Japanese green tea […]

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Matcha Sesame Cheesecake

In my quest to find some delicious matcha recipes, I discovered that it’s not really a popular baking ingredient in the United States. Most of the (delicious looking!) baked goodies I can across were all in the metric system, and I just don’t have the time to convert all those recipes! I did, however, stumble […]

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Travels to Hawaii

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Baking with Coffee

I’m sure anyone with culinary training can tell you why when you mix chocolate with coffee that they go hand in hand. This is why my absolute favorite cookie recipe is even more delicious with coffee’s presence—as an ingredient, not as a beverage. Check it out: No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies (or, as I call them: […]

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6 Girl Scout Cookie Inspired Milkshakes for Grownups

Posted by Maggie Hoffman, March 20, 2012 at 10:30 AM [Photographs: Robyn Lee] We get really excited about Girl Scout cookie season. And we get really excited about milkshakes, and especially excited about spiked milkshakes. So today we’ve brought them all together in this collection of the ultimate (and we mean ultimate) Girl Scout cookie-inspired milkshakes for grownups. […]

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Nevermind Spring, Summer has Sprung!

Nevermind Spring, Summer has sprung here this week and you know what that means…keep the iced coffee coming! I don’t know about you, but I like to turn to The Pioneer Woman for all things yummy and her piece on iced coffee has me salivating—even when it’s cold outside! She gives lots of detail about […]

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Chai Doughnuts

It’s been a while since I told you how much I love chai. Probably like, what, a week? I jest. Long-time readers know it is true, I have a slight chai addiction and I’m not afraid to admit it. The weather here in the New England has been amazing lately — hovering around the 70 […]

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Lushworthy Creations: “Trouble In Tahiti” (Made Using Little Black Dress Vodka & Mocafe Tahitian Vanilla Frappe)

Thank you Lushworthy!  Here is an innovative drink idea, yum… I really thought it’d be at least April before I’d find myself enjoying a frozen cocktail but it appears that Mother Nature had other plans. But hey, I’m not complaining. So on this unseasonably warm day I decided to create a little frozen treat for […]

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First Iced Coffee of the Season

We’re in full Spring-mode here in New England, which is a real treat considering the rough winters we endure—and we usually put up with until far into the Spring season. So that’s not to say that come April we won’t see snow or harsh, cold temps and still don our winter garb, but for now, […]

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