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Holiday Visuals

A test. This photo is: a.) the reason why I was late to work today. b.) the reason why no one noticed I was late to work today c.) motivation for me to finish my Christmas shopping d.) the source of 1,456 extra calories I consumed throughout the day.   Answer: all of the above […]

Salted Chocolate Chip Tahini Cookies for the Snow Day Win

This weekend, I got walloped with the holiday spirit by our first snow of the season. Our little Brooklyn neighborhood got about 3 inches of the white stuff, a visual cue that it’s time to slow down, stay in, and get your fa la la la la on. I spent all day Saturday whipping up […]

Season Greetings and Expanding Families

Our best sandwich to date arrived a month ago–our daughter, Q (yes, we’re late on the announcement, but we posted about it on our on Instagram feed, didya see?) This baby┬áis the most scrumptious, funniest little being I have ever met. She’s the perfect blend of E and I with a personality that keeps us […]

Prepping for Baby’s Arrival with Easy Pumpkin Bread

We’re just a few weeks away from our baby’s arrival into the world. We’ve got most things covered–crib, diapers, bottles, stroller, etc.–but there’s still a few things we need to gather before we can really accept another human into this home. Like pumpkin bread. Our refrigerator and pantry looked a bit bare this weekend, so […]

Christmastime Is Here

Prep for Christmas has begun. Tree? Check! A Charlie Brown Christmas Special playing on television? Check! Hot chocolate? Ready! Sugar cookies? Sorta. When E’s mom was here (oh, we had so much fun!), we made our first batch of sugar cookies. She had gifted us a vintage cookie press to make decorative cookies, like this […]

The Great 300 Macaron Bake-Off

E and I are working on perfecting our macaron game. Batch #3, green tea flavored. Still figuring out how to eliminate “nipples” and prevent skins from cracking. We will not be defeated.

Only 5 Days Until Christmas

and I haven’t even started baking Christmas cookies. In fact, the only thing I’ve done is buy a bunch of decorating tools, cookie cutters, chocolate chips and other baking needs…and leave them on the counter to collect dust. I better get it together in time to leave out some sandwich cookies for Santa.

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