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Chocolate Chip Butterscotch Coffee Cookies

Last month, I attended the kick-off soiree for this year's Chicago Food Film Festival. If you've never heard of the event, it's exactly what it sounds like: you get to watch films about food...and then sample the featured foods! NOMS city. (They even inserted napkins in our programs!) To preserve the authenticity of the dishes… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Butterscotch Coffee Cookies


Apple Pie Cookies

In addition to celebrating Thanksgiving this year, I also celebrated Friendsgiving. One of the best things about potlucks, (besides having another reason to try out a new recipe,) is the amount of food available to nibble on! Inevitably, people end up bringing SO MUCH YUM that there is enough to take a plate of leftovers… Continue reading Apple Pie Cookies

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Tis’ the Season for Candy Cane Sweets

One of these things is not like the others...but is definitely still super delicious. :) (I had just talked myself out of eating some of our leftover Halloween candy when my roomie walked in with a new batch of seasonally appropriate sweets.) In related news, my roomie was at it again last night, decorating our… Continue reading Tis’ the Season for Candy Cane Sweets


Pound Cake With a Pumpkin Surprise

The return of cold weather also signals the return of pumpkin flavored food (and drink)! My absolute favorite thing to eat at Thanksgiving is my dad's pumpkin pie. Every year, he's kind enough to make me my own pie; I'm never quite able to get through it on my own, so I end up sharing… Continue reading Pound Cake With a Pumpkin Surprise