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#TBT: The Cookie Dough Cafe

19 Jan

IMG_6789Recently came across some advertising from this horrible excuse of a business and remembered how mad I was about its customer service. Hoping I can spread the message to everyone who demands good customer service.

FROM ORIGINAL POST:

Cookie dough is basically the sinful treat every baker nabs in the kitchen. Whether you will even admit it, we all sneak at least a finger-full of the raw concoction. But here to save the day, or so I thought, was a product from The Cookie Dough Cafe — safe and edible cookie dough in a jar! The idea is actually not a secret, and many tried-and-true recipes for the eggless dough can be found around the Internet already. And after a recent unsatisfactory experience with the company, the high prevalence of these other recipes lends to the reason why I easily will not give another penny to this company. …

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Thanks and Food

29 Nov

What better holiday than Thanksgiving to resurrect my hiatus from this blog! On the menu were the typical items, all made from scratch, and I appointed myself on dessert duty. A rendition of an old favorite returned, as you might have read before: Mascarpone Mini Cheesecakes. Only this time, I made the full-sized cheesecake and the center did not collapse!

My new project was a classic apple pie. It’s not Thanksgiving without apples! For this recipe, I quartered the apples, but I think next time I will cut or slice them smaller and then substitute half the white sugar with brown sugar for a gooier filling. Though delicious, the filling in this recipe was more runny than I would have liked. I also think it needed a bit more nutmeg or maybe even some ginger.

I decided to iPhone this project, so forgive the subpar quality of the photos.

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Influenster Blossom VoxBox Review

4 May

Who wants free things? I have been a part of Influenster for several months now and have gotten a few boxes of items to review. But this Blossom VoxBox is the largest I’ve ever received! Let’s take a look at what’s inside.

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Activity

7 Dec

It’s been a long time since I’ve last posted, but I promise to start getting proactive about taking photos when I cook. Especially now that the holidays are around, there will be lots of baking and photo opps I can share with you all. Stay tuned!