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Banana Fosters Bread Pudding, A Dog Bite, & A Lot Of Complaining

It’s been a month since my last post. Literally, one entire month. But in my defense it’s been a crap month full of long work hours, not to mention the return of Starbucks 10 day long Frappachino Happy Hour – … Continue reading

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Barton Hollow, TN & Devil’s Food Cake

My ears exploded the night of the 2012 Grammy’s. I typically never watch those sorts of things, mainly because the thought of Katy Perry turns me borderline hulk-like. But Adele was performing, which I think is why almost every single … Continue reading

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Ho Hey Honey Pancakes & The Lumineers

Very few music makes me stop whatever it is that I’m doing to give it my full attention. Little Talks by Of Monsters and Men had that effect on me and so did My Father’s Father by The Civil Wars. … Continue reading

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Lay Low & Sweet Potato Home Fries

There has been a Friday morning donut disaster. A donut massacre, if you will. I had planned on posting a recipe for old fashioned donuts as inspired by Icelandic singer Sóley’s song I’ll Drown. However, due to issues with yeast … Continue reading

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My Head Is An Animal And My Hands Are Bear Claws

Folk music wears a variety of masks and has run many marathons since the days of Bob Dylan. My folk of choice comes from an ocean away in a country built on more irony than any novel ever written. It’s … Continue reading

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Mega Million Madness & Chewy Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

Willy Wonka-esque mayhem has infiltrated New Jersey as the Mega Millions jackpot climbs to a world record 540 million dollars. 540- million- dollars. You bet your ass once my cheesecake is finished cooking I’ll be buying some tickets. But may … Continue reading

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Huck Finn, Scmuck Finn- I’m In It For The Breakfast Rafts

My sophomore year in high school, I gave my English teacher a real hell of a time while we read The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain. Although it is considered the ultimate American tale, I begged to differ- … Continue reading

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A Transcendental Adventure: Pi Day Picnic On The Beach

In high school, my friend and I would take “transcendental journeys” to our English class after we studied the subject. That basically meant we took the longest, most obscure way we could to our class, typically showing up late and … Continue reading

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Daisy & Me

I am a stress baker. The smell of cupcakes helps to calm me down and to organize my thoughts. I baked so much my last two years of college that I actually became really, really good at it. But now … Continue reading

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Poison, The Drink Not The Band

For weeks I have been wanting to post a cocktail on The Baker in the Rye, but all my attempts failed. I spent way too much money on strange alcohols that this beer and wine gal has never heard of … Continue reading

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