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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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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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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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