chocolate

On negative comments:  One comment left on my last blog entry about sleep training really stung.  Believe it or not, mean comments hurt my feelings.  They get me down and they make me want to stop blogging.  I find as a new mom that I face  a surprising amount of judgement on the choices that […]

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After trying my hand at plain vanilla ice cream, I decided to tackle another popular ice cream flavor staple: chocolate ice cream.  I figured it would be one of the easier recipes to make and once I get this down, I can add other mix-ins into the chocolate ice cream base like peppermint extract to […]

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Secret Earth Shattering Cookies

by ilene on March 21, 2012 · 7 comments

in baking

One of the places I miss most about living in Cambridge, MA is my favorite bakery there.  Those of you who know me know which bakery I am talking about because I can and will go on and on to anyone who would listen about how good their treats were.  They also happen to serve […]

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I hope everyone had a great Valentine’s Day!  Jeff frequently has to work late unexpectantly, and that was the case for this past Tuesday, so we are celebrating tonight instead.  He’s making his special Valentine’s filet mignon (this will be the 5th year in a row!) and I made some homemade froyo. Hooray for dinner […]

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I have a great Valentine’s drink for you and your special someone – red velvet hot chocolate!  Jeff and I looooove red velvet cupcakes.  Our wedding cake was a $9 grocery store red velvet cake with cream cheese frosting but it was our favorite ever cake.  Did you know that red velvet cake is just […]

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