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Truly Awesome Coconut Cake

As long as I can remember, we’ve celebrated Easter at Eo’s house. For the first many years of my life, Eo’s house was actually a gorgeous apartment not far from where I live now, and “celebrating Easter” meant a few … Continue reading

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The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pans: Sweet Home Chicago

It all happened in a food-induced blur: I volunteered to host the next meeting of the Traveling Pans way back in March. Sure, I could host in June! Sure! Eight people could easily fit in our dining room! And the … Continue reading

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Lima Colada Cupcakes

I began my love affair with cupcakes about a year ago with a spring break project that went wonderfully right. Coconut cupcakes with key lime buttercream were the beginning of something that then snowballed into a full-blown obsession love affair … Continue reading

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Un Fabuleux Fin de Semaine

**Long and photo-heavy post ahead! Rather than spreading this weekend’s events out through 3 or 4 posts, they’re all going into one long post. Don’t say you haven’t been warned!** Why is the post title in French? You’ll soon find … Continue reading

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Macarooning

I’m humbled and grateful for all of your kind words and condolences over the last week. It’s been, by far, the most difficult situation I’ve ever been through, and each comment and Facebook message would raise my spirits just a … Continue reading

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