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Chocolate Strawberry Oasis Pie

“It could solve all the problems of the world, that pie… it’s a thing of beauty — how each flavor opens itself one by one, like a chapter in a book. First the flavor of an exotic spice hits you, just the hint of it. And then you’re flooded with chocolate, dark and bittersweet, like...

Win a Signed Copy of The Cookie Dough Lover’s Cookbook!

Yes, you read that right. I just so happen to have two extra copies of my book. Sitting in front of me. And I’ve decided to give them away. Not some ethereal concept of a book floating in cyberspace. Not an advance copy. An actual, physical copy. Two lucky (very lucky!) folks will win them,...

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...