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Oat and Apple Crisp

Fruit crisps are the best desserts. Effortless to put together, sweet, buttery, with layers of textures, and totally guilt free of course, because, duh, fruit. (Ok, I guess that last part isn’t entirely true, but the rest of it is … Continue reading

09. May 2012 by laura k
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Grandma Joan’s Banana Bread

Bananas don’t usually last long enough in this house to make it to banana bread. But a few weeks ago, we were having dinner with my friend Eunice and I happened to glance into her freezer and see piles and … Continue reading

30. March 2012 by laura k
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Saturday Morning, Coconut Muffins

I know that I’m emerging from whatever dark lull I’ve been sunk in when I wake up on a Saturday morning with an urge to bake. Before I even finish my coffee I’m pulling bins of flour and sugar out … Continue reading

10. March 2012 by laura k
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Vegan Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls

The holiday season hectic-ness has set in around here. On top of the standard holiday stress of present-buying and event-attending, we’re pressing ever onward toward a critical deadline at work. Then I decided to spend two days at an intensive … Continue reading

14. December 2011 by laura k
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Chocolate Pudding with a Little Kick

We were driving back from Emeryville on Friday, after eating some extremely delicious sandwiches from the Vesta Flatbread truck. I was torturing poor Sean with my recent fascination with 1970s radio hits (the 60s, 70s, and 80s radio station on … Continue reading

14. November 2011 by laura k
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Double-Coconut Cream Pie

[Update: Think this pie looks delicious? Enter to win a copy of Desserts from the Famous Loveless Cafe by Monday, September 5, 2011 at 8 am.] Last June I received a cookbook to review from Library Journal that immediately sparked … Continue reading

09. August 2011 by laura k
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Orzo and Bean Salad with Sweet Potatoes

One thing that is really hard for me about life in Walla Walla is the lack of a Trader Joe’s within a 200 mile radius. Whenever I travel to Portland, or even California, I stock up and drag all my … Continue reading

19. February 2011 by laura k
Categories: beans, pasta, salads, vegetarian | Tags: , , , , , | 3 comments

Baked’s Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

I grew up in San Diego, where we didn’t really have much in the way of winter weather. January tends to be a bit rainy, and the fog can roll in so thick at night you can’t see the lines … Continue reading

18. October 2010 by laura k
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Grandpa’s Favorite Spice Cake

My Grandparents both passed away this last April. Their deaths were unexpected: Both were pretty healthy for being 80 years old, and had just returned from spending the winter with my parents in San Diego, which they’ve been doing every … Continue reading

16. September 2010 by laura k
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Blackberry Vanilla Syrup

For reasons I can’t quite identify, I’ve become a little obsessed with fizzy water this summer. In my efforts to drink less beer, it tends to be a better substitute than non-fizzy water. And my fizzy water of choice, Perrier, … Continue reading

23. August 2010 by laura k
Categories: beverages, sauces, sweets | Tags: , , , | 6 comments

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