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Eats:: Christmas Baking: Mini Mince Pies

Mince pies are a traditional British Christmas treat. The inside is fruity, sweet and sticky, and the outside is buttery and crumbly. I’d never made them before so I cheated a bit and used mincemeat from None Such (the brandy … Continue reading

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Persian Date Menenas and an International Cookie Sale

On Friday morning at 5am, I found myself baking cookies. This isn’t an everyday occurrence in my house, I must add. I’d promised to make Persian Date Menenas for an international cookie table on Saturday, so the clock was ticking. … Continue reading

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Eats: Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

I’m not particularly fond of pie crust for sweet pies. I know, it’s odd. I will happily make (and eat!) chicken pot pie, but if you put a slice of blueberry, pumpkin, peach, or apple pie in front of me, … Continue reading

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Eats: Tate’s Bake Shop Copycookies

I’m a really big fan of Tate’s Bakeshop cookies. Perfectly crispy and buttery, they really are exactly what I want in my chocolate chip cookie. Unfortunately, they are also rather expensive in my local store (even on sale!). When I … Continue reading

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