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Fall fun at Red Apple Barn + Apple Swirl Cake

October 14, 2012

I think fall has officially edged out spring as my favorite season — it was a close race between the two. What’s been especially nice is that I’ve been able to actually enjoy the beautiful fall weather we’ve been having lately.  I’ve got to say, this new job has been one of the best changes […]

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Pistachio and Cardamom Pound Cake with Lemon Icing

November 1, 2011

Fragrant cardamom and toasted pistachios lend an exotic twist to the classic pound cake, which is then topped by a lemony icing.  The ingredients evoke the flavors of the Middle East and the Indian subcontinent, reminding me of the desserts served at oh so many dinner parties growing up.  This pound cake tastes as good […]

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Spice’s Bites — Jan. 11, 2010

January 12, 2010

Thanks again everyone for the birthday wishes!  🙂 I meant to post last night but I was just feeling crappy — headache, extra tired, etc. Since I’m supposed to be getting ready for work, I’ll make this quick. I woke up yesterday really really wanting a green monster smoothie.  Guess I really needed some fruits and […]

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July Book Club

July 29, 2009

As you all know by now, our monthly book club get-togethers are just a thinly veiled excuse to eat! This month we all read The Alchemist, by Paulo Coelho. I highly recommend it! Not to give too much away, but it takes place primarily in North Africa, which is often culinarily lumped together with the […]

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Recipe Review: French Yogurt Cake

June 24, 2009

This cake is so French — simple yet elegant. There, I said it. I’d heard of French yogurt cake before and found a recipe for it in Dorie Greenspan’s book Baking: From My Home to Yours that I had intended to try, but I ended up finding an even easier version on Recipezaar. Why I […]

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Something sweet, something savory, something sweet

June 24, 2009

That pretty much sums up the rest of my eats for today! I had some errands to run this afternoon and was hungry when I got back. Cereal sounded quick and good. I had 3/4 cup Cinnamon Toast Crunch, 1/2 cup Fiber One (to try to pretend to be healthy), and 1/2 cup fat-free vanilla […]

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