Chocolate Double Rye Cookies

December 12, 2013
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You won’t regret making these rich, earthy chocolate cookies made with rye flour and a dash of rye whiskey for a subtle smokey kick. “Mom! Why do you always have to add alcohol to everything?” asked the daughter of my friend (who shall remain nameless). Said friend had just gotten ahold of a copy of […]

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Butterscotch Cookies with Triple Chocolate Chips

December 11, 2013
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These old fashioned butterscotch cookies with triple chocolate chips and butterscotch chips are sure to please pretty much anyone with a sweet tooth! “These are the best cookies I’ve ever had.” said my friend Megan, who (if I have to be honest) is prone to exaggeration and superlatives. But when someone tells you that, you […]

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Gluten Free Ginger Snaps

December 10, 2013
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This recipe for gluten free ginger snaps are practically indistinguishable from the original version, making them a treat most everyone can enjoy! There’s something about the warm scent of ginger cookies that makes the house truly feel like the holidays. More than the Christmas tree and the twinkling lights, more than hearing Tracey Thorn sing […]

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Chewy Oatmeal Cookies with Dried Blueberries and Crystallized Ginger

December 9, 2013
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Looking for an oatmeal cookie recipe? These Chewy Oatmeal Cookies with Dried Blueberries and Crystallized Ginger are as tasty as they are easy to make! In the food world, there are often divides with people taking firm sides and loyalties. Savory & Salty vs Sugar & Sweet. Vegetarian & Vegan vs Meat Lovers & Bacon […]

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Fall & Winter Cookbook Roundup – 2013 Part 1

December 7, 2013
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Goodness. Is that time of year again? No I’m not talking Christmas (though that’s around the corner – eek!). I’m talking my annual roundup of cookbooks! It’s been a crazy year full of fabulous cookbooks, and being the hoarder that I am (I think my partner AJ is ready to stage an intervention) I’m up […]

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Chocolate Crackle Cookies

December 6, 2013
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The classic chocolate crackle cookies that everyone loves for the holidays. A simple and easy recipe for everyone! I’m going to be honest with about these here chocolate crackle cookies. They should probably be called chocolate crack cookies. In fact, they are so good I wasn’t sure I’d be able to photograph any of them […]

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12 Days of Holiday Cookies, here on Eat the Love!

December 5, 2013
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The minute that Thanksgiving weekend is over, I go into Christmas mode. No, AJ and I don’t run out and get our Christmas tree right away and I still hold off on listening to Christmas music until the decorations are up (even though I just downloaded the new Mary J. Blige A Mary Christmas album…don’t judge!) but […]

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Raspberry Cookie Bars with White Chocolate Chunks
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December 3, 2013
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An easy and beautiful raspberry cookie bars recipe, perfect for the holidays to enjoy at home or to give as a gift! I was thrilled when Driscoll’s reached out to me to see if I wanted to partner together this holiday season for their Made with Love campaign, that includes an awesome sweepstakes to win […]

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NaBloPoMo is done!

November 30, 2013
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Today is the last day of November. With Thanksgiving over I can now mentally prepare myself for the onslaught of Christmas stuff (I know it’s already happening out there in the real world but I’ve been in completely denial about it). AND, with a giant sigh of relief, I can also declare NaBloPoMo over! I’m […]

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Kitchen Tip #5 – How to Juice a Lemon

November 29, 2013
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My tiny apartment in San Francisco has a lot going for it, even though it’s insanely small. I live in a great neighborhood, I have rent control and I get tons of light. But one of the best things about it is the exceedingly prolific lemon tree that we have in the backyard. This means […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

November 28, 2013
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Thank you everyone for visiting this site, commenting, making my recipes and supporting it. Though I might not respond back to every single comment, just know that I read every single one and often times it is those comments that keep me doing what I’m doing. I love each and every one of you. And […]

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Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls with Easy Caramel Cream Cheese Drizzle

November 27, 2013
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Pumpkin isn’t just for dessert! These pumpkin cinnamon rolls with an easy caramel cream cheese drizzle make for a fabulous breakfast treat as well! “Um…well it’s a little underdone…” said my friend Tina when I leaned over and asked her how my pumpkin cinnamon rolls with caramel cream cheese drizzle were. I had showed up […]

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Sufganiyot otherwise known as Jelly Donuts

November 26, 2013
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The classic jelly donut is also a classic Hanukkah dessert, Sufganiyot. Filled with cranberry sauce, it’s the perfect intersection with Thanksgiving! You know the Jews and the Asians are tight. We’re usually the ones that volunteer to work on Christmas, unless our jobs are already closed down. Then we’re at the movie theater or at […]

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Homemade Cranberry Sauce

November 25, 2013
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A quick, easy and sophisticated recipe on how to make homemade cranberry sauce using fresh cranberries and white wine. Even though no one, other than my mom, ate it, the canned cranberry sauce always had a place on our Thanksgiving table. In truth, I didn’t even know that cranberry sauce came in any other way […]

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Wallpaper of the Week: Arches National Park

November 24, 2013
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Every time I think back at the road trip that AJ and I took this past summer, I am in awe of everything I had a chance to experience.  This week’s wallpaper of the week is from Arches National Park. Complete with a quote by author Michael Cunningham about being grateful for living in this […]

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Kitchen Tip #4 – How to Soften Butter, Fast

November 23, 2013
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Let’s talk how to soften butter! People always seems distraught when they read a recipe and in the ingredients list it says “butter, room temperature” on it. Usually it’s because they’re halfway through making the recipe and they go to reach for the butter and realize it’s still in the fridge (or worse, the freezer). […]

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Apple Pie Bars with Easy Caramel Sauce

November 22, 2013
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The apple pie bars sat by the window sill untouched and I wasn’t sure what to do with it. Sure I could just eat it in a bite or two but I also wanted to admire it as the sun set in the later afternoon. The time change from daylight savings had made the San […]

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