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Chocolate, Chocolate Everywhere

Vosges Haut-Chocolat mini bars

Who doesn’t like chocolate? Alright, I actually know one person who doesn’t. My former boss at the local ski area where I worked. No matter how many times I tried to convince him otherwise, he simply was not a fan. Come to think of it, he doesn’t like tomatoes either. Or a bunch of other …

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Drink Your Cake – Pinnacle Cake, That Is

red velvet cake

Dessert is, quite obviously, my most favorite meal of all, much to my waistline’s dismay. Luckily, there are alternatives.

Followers on Twitter have long heard me wax poetic of the virtues of Pinnacle Whipped, a whipped cream-flavored vodka that has become a regular in my house. It is extremely affordable, at around $13 for the …

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Travel: NYC Bakery Tour 2011

Crumbs Bake Shop Coconut and White Chocolate cupcakes

Continuing on… So, with the cookies from CookieBar safely tucked into my son’s backpack (minus two)–between the snow boots he snuck into the pack without my prior knowledge–we headed West in search of other culinary delights. In particular, more dessert.

Even though the grid is fairly easy to follow in midtown with the numeric streets …

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Tiramisu, How Divine Are You!


Grocery Store Challenge, Week 1, Part 2

As the idea for this challenge began to formulate in my addled brain, standing there in the cheese section of the grocery store late Monday night, I spied an inconspicuous short, fat container that sealed the deal: BelGioioso Tiramisu Mascarpone Cheese: A Sophisticated Dessert Cheese Made With Real …

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Siggi’s Icelandic Yogurt … from New York

Siggi's yogurt

Grocery Store Challenge: Week 1, Part 1

I decided to go with siggi’s Icelandic style skyr strained non-fat yogurt as my first selection in the taste-testing journey, mainly because the foil top ripped between the grocery store and home. I hate it when that happens.

Normally, I wouldn’t buy this. The little 6 oz …

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