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Caramel Apple Pie

I finally made a pie! I’ve always been intimidated by homemade pie, particularly by making the crust, and since I don’t really like pie in the first place I’ve been putting...

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Carrot Cake Cupcakes

I loooove carrot cake, which you probably didn’t know since I haven’t posted a carrot cake-related recipe on this blog other than carrot cake cookies awhile back. But the truth is...

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Cinnamon Chip Scones

As a third year I’ve been spending more time in clinic and less time in class, so my nights have freed up and I don’t have to spend quite as many...

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Tooth Cupcakes

As dentists-in-training we mold teeth out of many materials – amalgam, resin, wax, acrylic – it really was only a matter of time before I made a few teeth out of...

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Cookies and Cream Cookies

Late August is an awkward time in the baking blogosphere – it’s a little too late for refreshing summery treats and definitely too depressing to start baking with pumpkin and apples...

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In my family, we make a big deal about any holiday – birthdays, father’s day, anniversaries – they’re all accompanied by some sort of family gathering and plenty of presents. Ryan...

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Strawberry Margarita Sorbet

Although we’ve been back in school for a few weeks now, I’m hanging on to any ounce of summer I can get. I have a few more fun weekend trips planned...

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Flower Pot Cookies

My boyfriend Ryan leads a tough life – he is forced to taste different baked goods each week, but in reality all he really wants is Peanut Butter Cup Cookies. Every....

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Cake pops. Cupcake bites. Cupcakes in jars — there seems to be an endless combination of cake, frosting, and adorable presentations to go along with them. Cake push-pops are no exception,...

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Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Boards are done, I’m officially a 3rd year, and now I get to enjoy my whopping week-and-a-half of summer break. It’s going to be HOT here in Connecticut, like upper 90s,...