Monthly Archives: December 2011


Over the years, I’ve done my fair share of New York cupcake sampling. I don’t always race out right away to try a new baker, but I have been curious to try Robicelli’s ever since I started reading about them over a year ago. … Continue reading

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Nutella Oatmeal Cream Pies

These were originally just going to be Nutella Oatmeal cookies. Shannon had some bloggers over to her place for a cookie swap this past weekend and I debated for days what to make. After taking inventory of my ingredients, I … Continue reading

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Cherry Almond Biscotti

I’ve long been a fan of dried cherries. They’re plump, sweet, and nicely chewy. It might not sound like a ringing endorsement, but their texture has always reminded me of gummy fruit snacks that I ate when I was little. … Continue reading

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Lavender Moon Cupcakery and Old Town Alexandria

Final DC post. I’d been to DC several times prior to this visit, so this time around, I was determined to go beyond what I’d already seen. After some research I decided on Old Town Alexandria, VA, which seemed like … Continue reading

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