Author Archives: Carly

Where the heck did Carly go?

I’ll give you a couple of hints. I was in London for ten days at the end of April. And like on every good vacation, I had ice cream. There’s nothing else in this picture to act as a comparison, … Continue reading

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I’ll take ‘Unnecessary Kitchen Gadgets’ for $500, Alex.

I own a donut maker. When I tell people this, my follow up is that it makes cake donuts, not fried ones. Picture a waffle iron, only instead of the waffle shape, there’s a lot of little donut shapes. Despite … Continue reading

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The Transitive Properties of Peanut Butter and Mint

One of my friends mentioned that his ideal ice cream would be chocolate with peanut butter and mint, but I wasn’t convinced. I know that if A=B and A=C then B=C. But I wasn’t so sure it would work for … Continue reading

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Late Breaking News: Dough Rises

I made pretzels. I followed this recipe here. And even though intellectually I know that bread rises, it was a shock. It was such a shock I had to make a second batch to take pictures, because I forgot the … Continue reading

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All the Raspberry Everything

Sometimes, you find yourself purchasing a nice, expensive, one-size-fits-all bottle of raspberry lambic to make raspberry cheesecake brownies. Except the ‘one-size-fits-all’ is a lie, because your recipe calls for 4 tablespoons (1/4 of a cup) and the bottle is 750 … Continue reading

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The Boozy Baker Cookbook

I got The Boozy Baker Cookbook from my brother for the holidays and promptly set off to make ALL the boozy baked goods. I started with Old Fashioned Snickerdoodles, and then made Raspberry Cheesecake Brownies, with raspberry lambic, for my … Continue reading

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Raspberry Lambic Sorbet and Jobs that Don’t Exist

Do you know what would be a fun job? Getting to name nail polish colors. They are crazy. There are already colors like adore-a-ball (very pale pink), meet me at sunset (orange), and tiny wine-ey (red). And I would call … Continue reading

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