Chocolate

WRITTEN ON Thursday, June 20th, 2013 BY Meredith AND STORED IN Baking, Chocolate, Cookies, Dessert

ShareOver the past month, my son has started saying a few select words. When he started this process, I had high hopes. “Mama” couldn’t be too far off, right? Not so much. Until very recently, my darling boy said one word and one word only. He used it correctly every time, and he used it about […]


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WRITTEN ON Monday, January 23rd, 2012 BY Meredith AND STORED IN Avocado, Beans, Beef, Chocolate, Dinner, Mexican, Soups, The Big Game, Tomatoes

ShareAnyone who knows me knows that I am a purple-bleeding, jersey wearing, never-miss-a-game-watching, die hard Ravens fan. But it wasn’t always thus. Growing up, Baltimore was a town without a team. Sure, we had the Orioles, but we were a football town at heart, and in the fall we had nothing but the Redskins and […]


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WRITTEN ON Wednesday, January 27th, 2010 BY Meredith AND STORED IN Baking, Chocolate, Cookies

ShareLast night I went to a very special event here in the Big Apple.  It was the annual alumnae cocktail reception for my K-12, all girls, home away from home school.  Every year the headmistress and the ladies from alumnae relations and development make the trek up to NYC to check in on the alum’s […]


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WRITTEN ON Monday, December 14th, 2009 BY Meredith AND STORED IN Baking, Chocolate, Holiday, Italian

ShareI grew up in an area of Baltimore that was about as far from The Wire as a body could possibly get (though not in distance). I went to an all girls private school, wore a blue and white uniform every day for eighteen years, and in the summers took tennis lessons and went to […]


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WRITTEN ON Tuesday, December 8th, 2009 BY Meredith AND STORED IN Chocolate, Dessert, Holiday

ShareOk folks, check out the below YouTube link for the next entry in my Spice Diaries, plus the recipes below that are featured in the demo!  I promise it will work this time.  My cloudy old brain gets a little confused by these new-fangled computer tricks but I brought myself up to speed right quick. […]


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WRITTEN ON Tuesday, October 27th, 2009 BY Meredith AND STORED IN Baking, Chocolate, Dessert

ShareIt is a universal truth that enterprising cooks just can’t leave well enough alone. Even the most tried and true recipes beg to be tampered with, each cook putting their own personal stamp on greatness. In my opinion, this is true cooking. Getting away from recipes and testing the waters in your own kitchen. If […]


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WRITTEN ON Wednesday, April 29th, 2009 BY Meredith AND STORED IN Baking, Chocolate, Cookies, Dessert

ShareLet’s face it. Apple pie is really a French invention. Hate to break it to you, but so are Freedom Fries. When I crave something sweet and authentically American, the first thing that comes to mind is a good old fashioned chocolate chip cookie. Preferably dipped in milk. The chocolate chip cookie and the American […]


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