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whole wheat cornbread

Cornbread is one of my earliest taste memories. My grandmother always served it right out of the oven next to the pot of beans, and at Thanksgiving she made stuffing from stale cornbread bits. I remember my older brother eating

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whole wheat cornbread

Cornbread is one of my earliest taste memories. My grandmother always served it right out of the oven next to the pot of beans, and at Thanksgiving she made stuffing from stale cornbread bits. I remember my older brother eating

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basics: butter pie crust

It’s once again proper baking season – cool enough outside to warrant turning the oven on during the day. As such, having an easy, flaky, buttery pie crust recipe up your sleeve is worth something. Having a block of flaky,

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basics: butter pie crust

It’s once again proper baking season – cool enough outside to warrant turning the oven on during the day. As such, having an easy, flaky, buttery pie crust recipe up your sleeve is worth something. Having a block of flaky,

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lavender + vanilla peach pie

This morning, Mike and I made it out to a Slow Food Boston fundraiser. Now, I’m not normally into giving away money since I’m a bit under-employed. For example: on Friday I was walking to the Copley Square market to

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lavender + vanilla peach pie

This morning, Mike and I made it out to a Slow Food Boston fundraiser. Now, I’m not normally into giving away money since I’m a bit under-employed. For example: on Friday I was walking to the Copley Square market to

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tips: vanilla sugar

Have you ever noticed that sugar doesn’t smell like anything? I always hope it will smell sweet, but it always smells like stale nothingness instead. So, the next time you bake don’t throw away the vanilla pod after you’ve scraped

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tips: vanilla sugar

Have you ever noticed that sugar doesn’t smell like anything? I always hope it will smell sweet, but it always smells like stale nothingness instead. So, the next time you bake don’t throw away the vanilla pod after you’ve scraped

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banana loaf with pistachios

I’ve been toying with a few different banana bread recipes lately: this one from Deb (which is borrowed from Elise), and one that I’ve adapted from Rose Levy Berenbaum’s Bread Bible. They’re both easy to camp out on, but since

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banana loaf with pistachios

I’ve been toying with a few different banana bread recipes lately: this one from Deb (which is borrowed from Elise), and one that I’ve adapted from Rose Levy Berenbaum’s Bread Bible. They’re both easy to camp out on, but since