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Velvety Birthdays

I have a lot of reasons to be thankful for my roommate Colleen — she makes sure I’m up those mornings that I sleep past my alarm, she keeps me sane...

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Happy Birthday Z!

When I think of my friend Amanda, a few things come to mind: little, m&m’s, and coffee. So for her birthday celebration in NYC yesterday, I made a little mocha cake...

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Brain Food

I’m off to NYC this weekend to visit some friends, but one of them has a big neurology exam on Monday so she’ll be buried somewhere in a library in the...

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Leftover Candy Caramel Apples

I never have leftover candy from Halloween, but if you are one of those mutant humans that can resist the temptation of sweets, this would be a great way for you...

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Happy Halloween!

I suffered through another can of pumpkin puree and made some Bakerella inspired pumpkin cake balls for my Halloween night pregame. They looked and tasted like pumpkins! These cake balls were...

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Pumpkin Based Learning

Every Friday, instead of 4 hours of lecture in the morning, we only have one hour, followed by 3 hours of PBL — Problem Based Learning. In PBL, we’re given medical...

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Lemon Sandwich Cookies

This past weekend in Cape Cod, Ryan and I did a whole lotta nothin. And boy was it fabulous. When the weather’s nice, there’s always a certain amount of pressure to...

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Baked Apple Cider Donut Holes

Fall is among us here in Connecticut. Kind of. Last week it snowed and yesterday had a high 74, but with the trees blazing orange, red, and yellow, it’s definitely late-October...

Sweet Sites

Sweet Sites

Anyone who’s ever sat behind me in lecture knows I’m an ardent follower of food and baking blogs. I am constantly inspired by these bloggers’ recipes and photographs and thought I...

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S is for Scott…and Skittles!

Anyone who knows my brother well, knows he loves these little guys: There’s actually a “sweet tooth” gene that predisposes individuals for a likeness of sweets (read about it here), and...