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The Art of Moon Cakes

Photos and recipe courtesy of i bake for you If you’re Chinese or know anyone who is, you’ve probably noticed the big red boxes of mooncakes springing up in stores and homes around the world. [read more]

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Breaking Bread Before Yom Kippur

Photo courtesy of Foodologie In a few days, millions of people will be observing Yom Kippur, or the “Day of Atonement”. It’s a day of fasting, resting, and praying in commemoration of the day to [read more]

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Ironed Cheese Sandwich

Photo and recipe courtesy of Chocolate City Web A grilled cheese craving is a grilled cheese craving, no matter where you live or how limited your supplies are. We’ve all heard about the story of [read more]

Parties

Songs of Summer

Photo courtesy of my next picnic Come Monday, many of us will be participating in some kind of parade, feast, or shop-fest in celebration of Labor Day! It’s not only an unofficial marker for the [read more]

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Late Summer Raspberry Fig Galette

Photos and recipe courtesy of pastry studio Before you leave behind the flip flops and backyard barbecues, here’s one final huzzah! Figs, like many fruit, have two growing seasons. You might have noticed them popping [read more]

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Sustainable Tips for Dorm Dwellers!

Every year thousands of incoming college freshmen begin a new phase of life and moving into campus housing for the first time! More and more colleges are making efforts to build eco-friendly dorms, whether it’s [read more]

Kids + Family

Ready for National Dog Day!

Photos and recipe courtesy of Framed They provide companionship, entertainment, assistance, and are loyal to the very end. Let’s hear it for the canines in our lives on August 26th! We’ve heard of some grrreat [read more]

Kids + Family

Lunch Bags With Love

Photos and instructions courtesy of Design*Sponge It’s normal to grumble about going back to school, but it’s also normal to get excited about school supplies! Remember those shiny new Power Ranger or Lisa Frank notebooks [read more]

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Happy Ice Cream Sandwich Day!

Yes…another ice cream post. Now that it’s August and the days of summer feel marked, we’re wondering how much longer we can get away with eating ice cream for dinner. Thank goodness National Ice Cream Sandwich [read more]

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Tricky Ice Cream Cones

Photo and recipe courtesy of Confessions of a Cookbook Queen Not that we could ever get tired of ice cream, but the cleverness of these rice krispie treat cones are too good not to share. [read more]

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Beautiful Dutch Babies

Photo and recipe courtesy of Choosy Beggars Pancake: a thin, flat cake prepared from a batter and cooked on a hot griddle or frying pan. Dutch Baby: A custardy German version made by baking eggs, flour [read more]

Holidays

Vive Bastille Day!

Photo and recipe courtesy of The District Domestic On the anniversary of France’s independence, why not make some fresh, flaky croissants? From the country that brings us foie gras, brie and macarons comes what is [read more]

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Catch A Rainbow!

Photo courtesy of Whisk Kid We’ve discovered the recipe to happiness! Take equal parts butter, sugar, and rainbows, pop it in the oven, and watch your day brighten instantly! Each of these gorgeous Technicolor cakes [read more]

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DIY Travel Map!

Photo and instructions courtesy of Design*Sponge Have you been hit by the travel bug? Here’s an easy but brilliant craft that will help you keep track of all your trips – past, present, and future! [read more]

Parties

Be Our Guest (or Host)!

Image courtesy of Pure Style Home Everyone should be lucky enough to take a summer getaway once in a while, whether it means jet-setting to another country or road-tripping to a neighboring city! With so [read more]

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Sippin’ on Summer!

Photo courtesy of Tender Crumb Break out the sunscreen, beach towels and bikinis, because summer is officially upon us! It feels like we’ve been partying all month – who knew June would be filled with [read more]

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Father’s Day Breakfast Cake!

Photo and directions courtesy of Savory Sweet Life Want to make something special for Father’s day but can’t choose between sweet or savory? Or maybe you already plan to cook all his favorite breakfast foods, [read more]

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DIY for Dads!

Photo courtesy of Someecards Sure, a tie is nice, but if the Father in your life already had a closet full of them, why not take his least favorite and turn it into something awesome, like [read more]

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Roll Up Your Bacon!

We first heard about “meat glue” from foodie friends at Momofukufor2, who used it to make the sleekest looking BLT in history! Finally, a way to get the perfect amount of B, L, and T [read more]

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Chocolate Grad Caps!

Photos and recipe courtesy of Bakerella ‘Tis the season for graduations! Chances are you probably know quite a few people finishing up school and embarking on the next phase of life these few weeks. Traditional [read more]

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Go Nuts For Donuts!

Photo and recipe courtesy of The Caramel Cookie Who doesn’t like a pillowy donut with a coconut cream filling, and topped with even more frosting? Now you can enjoy them from your very own kitchen, [read more]