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Vintage Chocolate Cake

Here were are in the midst of another holiday season, albeit a strange one. A winter storm is coming and it’s time to bake and eat delicious decadent desserts like this incredible…

Lavender White Chocolate Macarons

Summer is a busy time for traveling, visiting and occasionally inviting guests into your home. Like you, I’ve visited many homes, under many circumstances, and have seen a variety of methods employed…

Coconut Cupcakes with Marshmallow Creme

I know. You were hoping for an autumn in New England post with apples, pumpkins and dark, moody skies. The truth is, the weather has been remarkably beautiful here. It’s mostly sunny…

Wellesley Fudge Cake with Cocoa Frosting

Before I get to the cake, let’s talk a bit about women and college admissions. Women’s exclusion from a great many colleges and universities was part of the social order for most…

Lemon-Filled Cupcakes with Fresh Strawberry Frosting

    I know,  haven’t had time to blog. But it’s not without good reason. I’m working on an enormous food-related project. I can’t reveal the details right now but

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