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In which I am held together by caffeine and string

I am home again after three nights in the beautiful home of a generous pair of people I did not know living in a tiny village on the edge of land where the St. Lawrence meets Lake Ontario and vice … Continue reading

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Schokoladebrezeln

Chocolate pretzels. Unsweetened cocoa powder, coffee, cinnamon and vanilla conspire together in these wickedly delightful treats. They are beastly and time-consuming to shape, but so very good. I think I have mentioned before that the eggs I use are from … Continue reading

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Frosted mocha cookies

Deeply dark and caffeinated, rich with chocolate, brown sugar and dark corn syrup, these drop cookies are luscious, scrumptious and blessedly easy to make. No fuss and straight-forward with an easy glaze of more dark chocolate, butter, coffee and sugar. … Continue reading

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Black & white-checkerboards

“Event.” “Showstopping.” “Unique.” “Special creation.” These are the descriptors Sharon Tyler Herbst uses in her preamble to the recipe for these cookies. I added the phrase “labor-intensive” and the word “AMAZING.” All-caps. They are delicious. And they are a lot … Continue reading

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Colombian coffee cookies

An alliterative confection! What’s not to love? At roughly half the production rate of Brazil, Colombia is the second largest producer of coffee beans in the world. And so, argues Sharon Tyler Herbst, it is only fitting that that elixir … Continue reading

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Soft gingerbread drops

My ankle kept me from baking much for a couple of weeks. Well, not directly. Truth is, the hassle, pain, awkwardness and general tedious bother of moving around with it, or not and just sitting still with it elevated, makes … Continue reading

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Hawaiian macadamia-coconut squares

I bought macadamia nuts for this recipe in late June. Other than the heat, I don’t know why I hesitated to make these for so long. Maybe it’s the thought of what the word Hawaiian does to pizza. Don’t misunderstand … Continue reading

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