Author Archive | Christina

The ultimate whoopie pie recipe

During my first foray into the food world at SusieCakes Bakery in Los Angeles, I ate plenty of cupcakes and Snickerdoodle cookies, but the one treat I still drive out of my way for is the bakery’s whoopie pie.  The chocolate halves are extremely dense with a wonderful crackle, and the buttercream filling is not […]

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Food science fun for free, and where to find it

I thought I’d take a quick moment to share a new food science resource from an Ivy League school that’s FREE, 24/7.   You know, for us food-obsessed who want to know how to make those fancy (but actually simple) foam garnishes, or why cinnamon rolls rise the way they do into glorious, yeasty goodness…   (more…)

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Thirsty Thursdays: Pick up a Pumpkick

The moment I swipe my calendar app to the month of October, I see nothing but pumpkins.  Gourds around the house, gracing the porch, and most importantly, in my mouth.    And while the usual seasonal beers have been perched on the shelves for a few weeks now, there’s one pumpkin beer worth seeking out. […]

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