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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Dupont Circle Farmers’ Market

On Sunday morning of my trip to DC, Sarah, Rachel and I headed to the Dupont Circle Farmers’ Market. They both told me it was big but I was not expecting THIS big. I’d say it’s on par with the … Continue reading

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DC: ACKC Cocoa Bar and Veranda Restaurant

I’m starting off with dessert because it was far more exciting than dinner, which is completely fine by me. My friend Rachel took us to ACKC, a chocolate and wine bar near Logan Circle. Their specialty is hot chocolate, which … Continue reading

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