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Peanut Butter Cookie Cake: Time to Think

Summer is an amazing season. Why? Because for teachers, it is the one time of year we get to do something remarkable: think and breathe. Having just finished the school year and curriculum work, I’ve started doing just that for the first time in about 9 months. Since I haven’t done it in so long, …

Candy Jar Brownies: Spring Cleaning, During Summer

This year, I’ll be honest, I got to spring cleaning kind of late. Late, as in, I waited until the beginning of Summer to do it. What’s worse is that from the beginning of the year, until now, I’ve watched my cabinets slowly turn into monsters. Little by little, bags of M&Ms, chocolate chips, cereal, …

Japanese Kit Kats: Science Class Continues

A few days ago, we had a little science lesson. Remember way back when, when we learned about why cookies do what they do? Today, science class continues, with the experiment to end all experiments. Let me back up. Every morning, with my eggs and peanut butter toast, I do what every responsible adult does: watch the …

Road Trip, Third Stop’s the (Southern) Charm: Savannah Sweets

Hey ya’ll! (Yes, that’s right. Please imagine me saying that in the voice of Savannah’s very own Paula Deen.) We’ve just left Savannah, having walked about a million miles, sweat about million gallons, and eaten about a million pounds of sweets. So, that’s what this blog is going to be mostly about: Savannah’s sweets. We …

Road Trip, Stop Numero Uno: Philly!

Greetings from the road, friends! Let me be upfront. My original plan was to do a mid-trip update from the road, and an end of trip update once I got home. Basically, you would be reading about foodie and touristy finds from three locations, each Saturday. But, I have too much to say about what …