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How NOT to Cook Fresh Asparagus

April 28, 2011 | By jahnavi | 0 Comments

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I used to work at a nonprofit which, to help pay our salaries and other overhead, operated a thrift store. Our offices were upstairs from the store, which made for great coffee/tea/computer eyestrain breaks. Because it meant shopping! At a thrift store! While you were working!

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Linzer Torte

February 12, 2011 | By jahnavi | 0 Comments

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Linzer Torte: delicious, beautiful, comforting, ridiculously expensive…
If you’ve got a couple of hours to spare, you can easily take away the “ridiculously expensive” bit by whipping up this Austrian torte yourself. It does take a fair amount of time and some fiddling, but this dessert is well worth the effort. Plus, with all the almonds and raspberries it’s the “healthy” option – just make sure to overlook the butter and sugar…

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Chocolate Lime Cupnies

March 31, 2010 | By jahnavi | 0 Comments

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What the heck is a “cupnie”, you ask? A cupnie is the glorious lovechild of a cupcake and a brownie. Too light to be a brownie, too dense to be a cupcake – the middle ground of the cupnie provides a tasty compromise between the two. Welcome to a new sphere of diplomatic relations in baking…

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