Lemon Thyme Chicken Thighs

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If we’re being honest, I don’t usually cook that much during the week. I like cooking, but after getting up early, working a full day at the office, and picking up Lulu, I’m not always up for the challenge. The one downside, is that the three of us don’t usually get to eat together because Lulu usually starts her dinner before Andrew gets home and then we eat after she goes to bed. In an effort to at least sometimes have a family meal, I’ve taken it upon myself to actually make dinner once in a while. And last night’s … Read More

Star Wars Lego Cake

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I’ve promised each of the Abel kids one spectacular birthday cake, as long as they cash it in before their tenth birthday. Deadlines are approaching and flying by, so it was time to get some cake orders in. Jackson turned nine this year and for his birthday he requested this Star Wars Lego cake. This wasn’t the first time I’d made a Star Wars Lego cake, but the last time I made one was over seven years ago and made at a point in my life when I could pull all-nighters making cake without a tiny human clamoring for my attention. The last … Read More

Happy Purim!

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Last weekend, in preparation for Purim, Malice (derby name, not real name), Mr. Malice (derby name, not real name), and Ella (derby name and real name) came over to make hamantaschen. After having a nice lunch, we pulled out the rolling pins, found our cookie cutters, and got down to business. Everyone has her favorite flavor. Mine is the traditional poppyseed, some like raspberry jam, strawberry jelly, or even nutella. Sometimes I go on a limb and add chocolate chips to my hamantaschen. I’m a mavrick, I know. It was Malice’s first time making hamantaschen and I think she mastered … Read More

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