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this is very midsummer madness

July 9, 2015

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SO HOT! It is hot. The kind of hot that clings to you. The air hardly moved today, and when it did, it brought no sign of relief. Struggling to make headway, squeezed into the lower level guest bathroom with sometimes two plumbers and one of the GC’s guys. When the sky finally released some […]

mocha cupcakes with vanilla buttercream

April 13, 2014

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“So, terrible thing about the apartment, I guess, huh Julia?” I looked past the very tall lady standing at the counter who was being ignored by all salespeople, “How’s that?” I asked, wondering just what gossip these guys had been spreading about me. “Well, if the stove doesn’t work, I guess you’ll just have to […]

cake or death?

September 17, 2013

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A few years ago my entire family (cousins too) got on the T together (a rare occasion indeed) and after pushing our way through the crowded subway stations and across the heart of Boston, we lined up outside a theater downtown. We had tickets to see Eddie Izzard. He is quite possibly one of the […]

gooey butter cake

November 14, 2012

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This theme-y cooking stuff is for the birds! I’ve lost two weeks in a row now at fantasy football, and I blame it entirely on my wanting to be all matchy-matchy with London and fish’n’chips, and that the Pats played St. Louis in London, so I made this gooey butter cake. I really shouldn’t be […]

Applesauce Coffee Cake

October 16, 2012

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I saw this recipe on one of my favorite food blogs, and I knew I had to make it. It looked delicious. I was a bit confused as to how the crumb topping ended up being on the bottom. But as long as there was a crumbly sugary part, really who cares if it ends […]

Happy Birthday To Me!

September 11, 2012

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This past Saturday I turned 28. It’s been a pretty good year, overall. Busy, at times crazy making, and exhausting, but all in all not too shabby. I woke up, made some coffee, watched the news. Waited for what seemed like an eternity for my Auntie to call me to sing happy birthday. She usually […]

Father’s Day Cake – an in depth look

June 25, 2012

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I feel like I have described, ad nauseam, how much my father likes chocolate, cookies, desserts — things that involve sugar, or most combinations of the aforementioned with chocolate. He’s the guy who used to lick the cake so that his sisters wouldn’t want to eat it. Then when we were kids, he would threaten […]