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I Heart Cookie Dough T-Shirts

Put your heart on your sleeve, er, chest. Show your undying love for cookie dough with an I (Heart) Cookie Dough T-Shirt, now available for pre-order in the L&OO Shop! Only $19.50, shipped. Printed on soft chocolate brown Alternative Apparel tees with eco-friendly inks, shirts are available in men’s and women’s styles. Pre-orders will be...

Strawberry Kiwi Tartlets

Some things belong together. Bacon and eggs. Peas and carrots. Peanut butter and jelly honey. Strawberry and kiwi. You know it’s true. As a recent curd-convert I started to wonder if I could throw in other fruits. I’ve seen mango curd, passion fruit, other citrus. But I’ll admit I’ve never seen a kiwi curd. It...

Peanut Butter & Honey Ice Cream

There are two types of people in this world: peanut butter and jelly people, and peanut butter and honey people. (Ok, so there are probably anti-peanut butter people too, but for the purposes of this post we’ll pretend they don’t exist). Me? I’m the later. I’ll take a peanut butter & honey sandwich over stupid...

10 Things for Friday Randomness

10. My camera is in the shop until Wednesday. I had grand plans to bake up something wonderful this weekend, but it’s just going to have to wait. That’s why you’re getting this post of random tidbits and instagram shots instead of a new recipe. 9. Eleven years ago tomorrow a handsome high school senior...

Spent Grain Applesauce Muffins

I want to thank Lindsay for letting me take over the blog today. I made these muffins after a homebrew session this past weekend and thought they were good enough to share. If you’re interested, I plan on sharing the beer too if it turns out (it’ll be a few weeks before I know for...

Homemade Gravlax

Gravlax is usually one of those “special occasion only” type of things. Like Easter sunday. Or the rare brunch out. Or visiting grandma. Grandma would always have a fresh package of lox waiting for me, to be draped on top of a toasted bagel with a smear of cream cheese. Visiting grandma, every morning was...