Category Archives: dessert

A Paper Party

One year has come and gone since our wedding. It seems like just a little while ago we were getting things ready for the big day; working on the barn, making decorations, and running around to make sure everything would be just right for the celebration. It was an amazing wedding and an incredible first...

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Yogurt Panna Cotta

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Practice, practice, practice. That’s what your mother always used to tell you.  Well, I’ve been practicing a lot of things lately. Going through transitions in life tends to make me practice things—patience, making bread, design, yoga.  Sometimes, when things aren’t going just the right way, that little voice in your head starts creeping in saying...

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Chocolate Covered Cranberry Coconut Macaroons

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Last week, we were invited to our friend’s house for his annual Seder dinner. Although this was only my third Seder dinner, it has become something I look forward to every spring. I don’t know many of the stories or the symbolism in the religion, but I love how the meal is filled with rituals...

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Soundscape Dinner

The five senses—they are ever-present, enhancing our lives, and delighting our imagination. But we don’t always pay attention to what they are telling us.  In the discussion during the first Dinner in the Dark, my brother said “It’s surprising how your experience of something can be enhanced by losing a sense that you thought made...

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Lumberjack Cake & A Workshop Meal

A Winter Evening / By Georg Trakl Window with falling snow is arrayed, Long tolls the vesper bells, The house is provided well, The table is for many laid. Wandering ones, more than a few, Come to the door on darksome courses, Golden blooms the tree of graces Drawing up the earth’s cool dew. Wanderer quietly...

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c + j

I am jumping with joy, smiling from ear to ear, and down right thrilled to tell the entire world and you, dear friend, that I am going to marry the most incredible person I know, my best friend.  He is my adventuring partner, my co-chef, my support, my other half, el amor de vida, and...

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Boston Cream {Pie} Cupcakes

The Boston Cream Pie recipe in Cook’s Illustrated tells the story of how the dessert, which resembles a cake more than a pie, got its name from people adapting the recipe to what they had in their homes in the mid-19th century: pie plates. And so yet again, history repeats itself. In honor of our...

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