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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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In Season: A tale of two grilled asparagus

Farmers’ markets are cropping up nowadays even in the smallest of towns, as the public demand for better quality food continues to simmer.   And many food-obsessed (like yours truly) swear by the taste and nutrient content of certain homegrown fruits and vegetables.  With that notion, I decided a little one-on-one sparring was in order between […]

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Ode to St. Paddy: Bailey’s Irish Cream macarons

The Edible Times husband has been begging me all week for St. Patrick’s Day-themed macarons.    He presented this as a new and ingenious idea, and seems to have forgot I crafted such a treat for him last year for this raucous-inducing holiday.   However, I must apologize, because I did not share the particulars of turning […]

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Chocolate shortbread cookies with cocoa nibs

My mouth is watering already, and I haven’t even started baking yet.  This is what the thought of chocolate and cocoa nibs and shortbread will do to you, especially if you’ve enjoyed all three in the form of a cookie.   It’s quite simple to get addicted.  As usual, I can help you with that. Craft […]

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