Monthly Archives: December 2011

mint chocolate chip cookies

You know you’re a total foodie when you get excited about seasonal baking ingredients. Like Andes peppermint crunch baking chips? Sign me up. Holiday M&Ms? Candy cane Hershey kisses? Now you need to restrain me. Not to mention those gingerbread marshmallows…oh my … Continue reading

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chocolate peppermint roll with chocolate ganache

I always thought roll cakes were wayyy too terrifying to make. I wanted desperately to present a pumpkin roll with a perfect spiral of cream cheese filling, or a handsome chocolate frosted Buche de Noel, but I could already envision … Continue reading

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merry christmas!

Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful holiday season! Hope your holidays are full of joy and happiness, quality time with loved ones, and a bounty of Christmas cookies :) *Recipe coming soon, obviously :)

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browned butter toffee chocolate chip cookie dough dip

Everyone knows that the cookie dough is the best part of baking cookies. I made these cookie dough truffles a little while ago…they were the jam. And now I’m on a major cookie dough kick. Like these? Insane. (Also, Pinterest is … Continue reading

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we’ll be home for christmas

For those of you who saw my half-finished, skeletal, lame excuse of a blog post yesterday: I apologize! Last week was hectic with finals, but I finally finished my last semester in the US until next fall (my senior year). … Continue reading

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pumpkin spice cupcakes

Happy National Cupcake Day! :) I really love pumpkin. Can you tell? Now that it’s full fledged December, I know that I should be moving on to peppermint, gingerbread, egg nog, and the like. But I just can’t let pumpkin go!

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all i want for christmas…

I’m incredibly grateful for all the things that I already have, and honestly, nothing would make the holidays happier than spending time with my family and friends, as the time we have together seems to slip away more and more … Continue reading

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