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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: Cookie Time

I’m writing this while my first batch of holiday cookies is in the oven.

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Food

Too Hot to Cook: Let’s Talk About Pizza

Ah yes, we’ve reached the time of year where we are laid out in a cool basement, or beneath a ceiling fan, or wandering around Target, soaking in the air conditioning. Unless your home is blessed with that mythical wonder that is Central Air, I’m guessing you’re a lot like me and haven’t wanted to […]

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Food

Omnomlet Month: The First Seven

About two weeks ago, I announced a new project: Omnomlet Month! It’s born mostly out of my total boredom with what I’d been doing in my kitchen lately, and also out of the fact that I love breakfast food. Well, after some pressing family issues-related delays, I am one week into the process, and it […]

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Food

The Great Tater Debate

I’m going to spend the next few weeks getting my mashed potato game up. I know not everyone loves a good smashed tater, but they’re absolutely central to my Thanksgiving celebration. In order to make sure that this Celebration of Eating is absolutely as good as it can get, I’ve started planning my mashed potato […]

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Food

The Beggars’ Banquet: Wedding Food for Beggars

I’ve been to a number of weddings over the years, and I know how some people choose to feed their guests: pay a caterer $12,000 to shove tapas and oysters down your guests’ throats, and an extra $6/slice for wedding cake, not to mention drinks and party favors and god knows what else. Well, I […]

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Food

It’s Brownie Time!

Today, I want to share with you the only brownie recipe you will ever need in your life. None of this light and fluffy cakey nonsense. These are hardcore fudgy brownies worthy of a whole glass of milk (provided, you know, that you’re not lactose intolerant). The best and worst thing about this recipe is […]

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DIY Bride

Doing My Part to Pay For Your Dentist’s Summer Home

I was always one of those people who craved salt growing up: chips, sunflower seeds, and whatnot. A few years ago, a switch flipped, turning me into a sugar junkie. Be forewarned- I made these lollipops as wedding favors and haven’t stopped making them since.