Author Archives: Abby

Saturday Supper

If you haven’t heard (and even if you have), Pope Francis is visiting Philly. This means many Philadelphians were given a “Popecation,” or in other words, days off from work while the city teems with secret service, disturbingly high fences … Continue reading

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Lemon Meringue Pie

I have probably only had lemon meringue pie twice in my life, but while drinking this morning’s coffee, I stumbled upon a recipe for it and immediately began salivating.  Perhaps this recipe spoke to me because lemons make me think … Continue reading

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Christmas with the Crinkles

Disclaimer: I never made crinkle cookies prior to this year.  And I can’t stop! After a successful batch of Peppermint Crinkles, I had some candy canes leftover and thought, why not make Candy Cane crinkles?! I also saw a super … Continue reading

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Christmas Countdown with Cookies

Growing up, Christmastime was my favorite time of year.  Like every child, I loved opening presents, but Christmas in rural Ohio was much more than that.  There was the annual tree-tagging extravaganza, the decorating of said tree (once it was … Continue reading

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Mom’s Rice Krispy Treats

Who doesn’t love rice krispy treats? While the gooey marshmallow version is definitely a crowd pleaser, my mom never made her rice krispy treats this way.  She made them better.  With chocolate.  And peanut-butter.  Basically, she ruined the original rice … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Everything

Fall is my favorite season, despite the fact that it means the start of another school year.  To minimize my stress, I bake and when it’s fall, I bake with pumpkin.  To get me in the mood, I bought some … Continue reading

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¡Tres Leches!

Normally, I am not overly excited about milk, let alone three milks.  Growing up, I drank a glass of 2% milk with every meal and chocolate milk with my cafeteria lunch.  Nowadays, I rarely pour myself a cup of milk and … Continue reading

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