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chocolate ginger bundt cake

Friday, October 5, 2012

I’m terribly afraid of dying. Sometimes it keeps me up at night; I imagine dreadful scenarios of tragedy that I won’t share here. In the dark I clutch my husband’s hand, making sure he’s close; in the dark I tiptoe to the little’s rooms to take an extra peek, just in case it’s my last look. I find myself whispering frequently to the sky beyond the ceiling, ‘Why…

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our favorite birthday cupcakes

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

We are enamored with these little beauties, and they grace our table at almost every birthday celebration for my littles. Deep, chocolate flavor and sweet but not-too-sweet buttercream make these a perfect choice. Their frosting tops can stand as high and as colorful as you’d like, but they are also beautiful when left alone; the buttery white and dark cocoa becoming a glorious bite of day and night.…

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the chocolate cake

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

This is it. This is the chocolate cake I’ve been searching for: The chocolate cake that my family asks me to make at birthdays. The chocolate cake that I sneak a piece of at breakfast. And lunch. And in the middle of the night. It is incredible: A moist, tender crumb, a rich chocolate flavor, a perfect butter cream frosting. Really. Sometimes it shows up in my dreams.…

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vegan chocolate cupcakes with peanut butter bourbon frosting. and chocolate coffee frosting.

Friday, June 3, 2011

I have a thing for vegan desserts. I’m not a vegan, but every January [A] and I partake in a vegan diet to cleanse our systems and add more fruits and vegetables into our bodies. When we first started doing this, way back in college, it was rather difficult to find good vegan food. It had just started to become mainstream, and we didn’t realize all our options.…