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Chocolate Madness

Last night I had the privilege of being one of several judges at this year’s Chocolate Madness event, put on by NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts. The event is a gathering of Boston’s best pastry chefs and dessert-makers and proceeds support the organization’s efforts in advancing … Continue reading

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DessertTruck Works

The DessertTruck is one of a growing number of food trucks that decided to follow up their success with a brick and mortar location (other examples include Clover, Big Gay Ice Cream Truck, and Treats Truck). The truck, which opened in 2007, … Continue reading

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Baked

If you are a sweets enthusiast, it is likely you have heard of Baked, a bakery located in the Red Hook neighborhood of Brooklyn. For those who have not had the opportunity to visit the store, the accompanying cookbook, Baked Explorations written by … Continue reading

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Oro Bakery

I love when I come across a blog whose authors are as enamored with dessert as I am. What’s even better is when those authors regularly share gorgeous photos of their snacks and recommend quality establishments. One blog that exemplifies … Continue reading

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Sherman Cafe

I have previously waxed poetic about my love for Cambridge and Somerville’s wealth of cafes/sandwich shops. I prefer the selection here over that of Boston proper. Cambridge has Crema Cafe, Mariposa, Darwin’s, and Petsi Pies, among others. Somerville has The … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Cookies – Batch 4, Loaded

As promised, I continued to fiddle with my chocolate chip cookie dough, this time adding some mix-ins: praline pecans, dried cranberries, and raisins. I varied the amount of mix-ins that went into each cookie. I made one that was about … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Cookies – Batches 2 and 3

Batch 2 – Thin and Crispy Making batch 2 thin and crispy was fairly simple. I baked them longer. Shocker, I know. I made all of these cookies fairly small, so none of them required a long baking time. I kept … Continue reading

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