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January 9, 2010   •   Whitney

New Years Eve Dinner Nosh & Tell Style

I feel like New Years Eve is never as fun as it should be. Like it gets built up so much and then either plans don’t work out or a bar is too crowded, etc. etc. But this year was pretty good, spent with good friends and in my favorite place: home. The only downside:

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November 4, 2009   •   Whitney

Cookie Cake

I have been a long time fan of the Cookie Cake. There’s just something about the concentrated cookie flavor in the shape of a cake slice that is just so appealing. I have tried many times–unsuccessfully–to re-create this cookie cake flavor on my own. Attempts including rolling out dough into a circle on a cookie

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October 1, 2009   •   Ariel and Whitney

Lookie at my Cookies: Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bars with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

First thing’s first: Ariel and I found out about Study Abroad for next semester! What? Yes! We’re leaving the lovely USofA to go immerse ourselves in other cultures through food, drink, and fun. Oh, and school I guess. So where will we be traveling? Ariel will be spending her spring in Tel Aviv in Israel

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September 10, 2009   •   Ariel and Whitney

Lookie at my Cookies: Pink Lemonade Cupcakes

  So Welcome Week is officially over and school has started. Meaning we are now trying to piece together our schedules and figure out where to fit in time for friends as well. So far it’s going pretty well, except for the whole class thing. I think this is the least prepared I have been

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August 27, 2009   •   Ariel and Whitney

August Daring Baker’s Challenge: Dobos Torte

Oh Dobos, dobos, I’m going to put this nicely: I strongly dislike you. Talk about a dobos disaster. The August 2009 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Angela of A Spoonful of Sugar and Lorraine of Not Quite Nigella. They chose the spectacular Dobos Torte based on a recipe from Rick Rodgers’ cookbook Kaffeehaus:  Exquisite

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August 21, 2009   •   Ariel and Whitney

Lookie at my Cookies: Chocolate Whoopie Pies with White Chocolate and Salted Caramel Buttercream Filling

Well here I am a week later after this post and I’m sitting in the same place I was when I wrote that post, still staring at boxes that I have yet to unpack. Oops! Time flies when you’re having fun, or when you’re preoccupied with Mad Men. Yeah yeah my marathon catch up on

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July 21, 2009   •   Ariel and Whitney

Lookie at my Cookies: Perfect Party Cake

There are a times during the year that I lovingly like to call “birthday season”. During these weeks I am usually poorer due to buying presents and dinners out, busy juggling plans, confused because I am trying to keep everyone’s birthday’s straight, and full off cake. I am also infinitely happy because I absolutely love

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July 2, 2009   •   Ariel and Whitney

Lookie at my Cookies: Devil’s Food Chocolate Cupcakes with Flour Frosting

I have had Devil’s Food Chocolate cupcakes on my urgent list of things to bake for like a week now, other baked goods just kept coming up and I had to keep putting them off, well I am glad I finally got around to making them. I found this Flour Frosting–yes, I did mean to

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June 30, 2009   •   Ariel and Whitney

Lookie at my Cookies: Red Velvet Cake

The first memories I have of Red Velvet Cake are all from my sister’s birthday parties. My sister, Liz, is a hard core fan of Red Velvet Cake. She has sampled Red Velvet all over Los Angeles and got the best of the best for her last birthday party, wish I could have been there

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May 22, 2009   •   Ariel and Whitney

Lookie at my Cookies: Vanilla Bean Cupcakes

Vanilla bean ice cream and other vanilla bean flavored things are my favorite! The simple flavor of vanilla is so often lost when it is mixed into more complicated things, sometimes it’s good to go back to the basics. In this case,¬†Vanilla Bean Cupcakes¬†with Vanilla Bean Buttercream Frosting. I think my next project is gonna

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