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Banana Bread & Old Books

Every time I decide to bake a new loaf of banana bread, I wonder if it’ll be as good and sweet and moist as I remember; if this batch will…

Strawberry Cheesecake Tart (& Spring Break!)

It might be snowing in Chicago, but this is the only spring break I get, and I intend to eat and drink (and dance) accordingly.  SPRING BREAK!!! This tart is…

Mississippi Mud Pie

This is the sort of pie that Snow White would bake for Grumpy, to cheer him up with chocolate and ice cream and more chocolate.  A chocolate wafer crust is…

Pappardelle with Chicken, Walnuts, & Sage

Yesterday I woke up in the dark and cursed Daylight Savings Time. For the past few weeks, I’ve finally been able to drive to work sans headlights and watch the…