Tag Archives: dessert

Mexican Hot Chocolate Cupcakes

I haven’t spent very much time baking these days. Part of it is that I really just don’t have the time, and part of it is that, to be honest, I really am watching what I’m eating… and if I … Continue reading

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There’s Always Time for Chocolate

This post is brought to you by Ghirardelli Intense Dark™ Chocolate. Things have been busy over here. And by busy, I mean that my usual teacher’s schedule of “in by 7, out by 3” has turned into “in by 7, … Continue reading

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Chicago Gourmet 2012

Have I mentioned recently how proud I am of my sister? Oh, I have? Ok, well this is going to be another one of those posts. For the last few years, Chicago has hosted a phenomenal event for restaurants and … Continue reading

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Vanilla-Raspberry Fluff Cake

Way back in college, and I think I’ve talked about it here somewhat, I really discovered that I loved to cook when I first lived off-campus. I started with simple family recipes: pizza chicken, ratatouille, roasted potatoes…easy stuff. Then, on … Continue reading

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Dinner at the Sofitel: Cafe des Architectes

There are very few things that will get me to head to the downtown Chicago area after a long day at camp: 1. A Cubs game 2. A great concert 3. A great meal That’s about it. After-work traffic is … Continue reading

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