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Dark Chocolate Guinness Brownies

There’s a thing that bakers won’t always tell you:  the simplest baked goods are sometimes the trickiest.   That goes for things like fudgy not cakey, done but not dry brownies.  You should know, I’ve made a lot of crappy…

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Let It Be Sunday!

Right here is where we are.  Hopefully with a mug of warmth in hand, with a few moments to ourselves, with a peaceful sky above, mellow plans for the day, and if we’re very very lucky… the sound of the…

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Savory

Pork, Plum and Pistachio Rice Dish

I feel like I’m always in the in-between these days.  In between unpacking and repacking a suitcase- I love it, I really love it.  In between New Orleans and Philadelphia- Also love that… a whole lot with my heart.  …

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Beyond the Kitchen

Let It Be Sunday!

Hello dearhearts,  Here’s what’s on my mind and in my Internet this week.   •  Are you registered to vote?  You have until the middle of October to register (exact dates vary by state).  Here’s the thing… you should vote. You…

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Beyond the Kitchen

Our Fall 2016 Reading List

It’s time to talk about the books we’re stacking on your nightstands for the Fall months!  I’m feeling sweater, cappuccino and a stolen hour to just read in our futures.  Here’s our working list.  What would you add?   •…

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Bread Recipes Vanilla

Bread and Butter Bread Pudding

Working in a restaurant kitchen means a few things.  You wear the same shoes as hardworking nurses because standing for prep afternoon and service night is no joke.  You speak at least enough Spanish to insult someone’s kitchen speed or…

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Beyond the Kitchen

Let It Be Sunday!

Hello dearhearts! I’ve hustled my heart out in the kitchen with Jon this week and wrangled the Internet into a manageable list. Now I need to undo my belt and go contemplate the back of my eyelids for several hours.  You……

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Beyond the Kitchen

Pro Tips: Ask A Butcher

Pro Tips:  a new series on Joy the Baker wherein I ask my expert friends loads of questions about their field and get the nitty gritty for all of us.  Previously: Ask A Financial Planner and Ask A Sommelier. Today I’m talking to dear friend, Cara…

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