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Hibiscus Marshmallows, for Camille Styles

Can we take a moment to reflect on the amazingness that is the four-day workweek? There are few feelings that trump the joy of waking up on what feels like a Tuesday and realizing it's already Wednesday! Sad? Maybe. But I'm loving it. How were your Memorial Day...

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Istanbul

Istanbul is magic. It’s an impressive, sprawling metropolis, spanning two continents, and straddling the scenic Bosphorus strait. It’s surprisingly modern and stylish, much more than we here in the big, comfy West might image for a country that’s cradled to the east by some of...

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Semolina Halva with Honeyed Apricots

I’m still over here pecking away at vacation photos, trying to pick my favorites, caught somewhere between my perfectionism, indecisiveness and non-stop schedule of work, weddings and more work. I know I said they would be up soon, and they will be, just not quite...

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Kentucky Derby Pie Milkshake

Hello bloggy friends! It’s been quite some time! In fact, it’s been almost an entire month – yikes! When I decided to traipse around Europe for 2.5 weeks I knew it was going to be difficult to return and jump right back into things, but...

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If you’re reading this…

I'm in ~40,000 feet in the air somewhere over the Atlantic Ocean! Likely passed out thanks to Benadryl, and leaving little puddles of drool on Steve's shoulder...

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Raspberry-Lemon Ginger Snap Meringues

I laid out by the pool yesterday. IN A BIKINI! (A daunting experience after a long winter spent cozied & covered up in high-necked sweaters.) I’m wearing my hottest of hot pink flats that I bought at J. Crew on a whim, and are FAR to loud...

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Mint Chocolate Chip Cake

A few years ago, just a few short weeks after I had staked my claim on this little corner of the internet, I hopped across the pond for a quick week’s trip to the old sod, or as you may be more familiar, Ireland.  My...

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Cereal Milk Tres Leches Cake

This nostalgia-spiked tres leches cake is responsible for my rapid transformation from a tres leches cake? soooo, soggy cake? thanks but no thanks person, to a nom nom nom sorry I can’t hear you over the sound of my own moans because this cake is...