Monthly Archives: July 2010

Morgan’s Cookies

Morgan’s cookies are named for me, but I didn’t invent them. They’re really called “Double-Chocolate Chip Cookies,” but in my family we don’t call them that.  They’re named for me because I love chocolate, and these (as you can probably … Continue reading

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Tiramisu

I’m sure most people have tried tiramisu before, or have at least heard of it. It’s that delicious, creamy “cake” you have for dessert at Italian restaurants that tastes of coffee and rum (and cream). I’ve also seen tiramisu cheesecake, … Continue reading

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Jollof Rice and Beans

I first had this chili-like dish at a potluck hosted by my friend Melissa, who is giving the vegan diet a try. She bought a vegan cookbook of recipes from around the world (the name of which I don’t remember … Continue reading

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4th of July BBQ

When I think of the 4th of July, I think of BBQs and all the foods that go with them. Hot dogs, hamburgers, grilled pineapple, potato salad, watermelon, etc, and of course, apple pie. My friend Olivia said she wanted … Continue reading

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Cream Puffs

I decided to make cream puffs because I have never made them before, and they happened to come up in conversation. My mom said she had a good, simple recipe so I decided to go for it.  While she looked … Continue reading

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Mad scientist?

Heard tonight on Top Chef (yes, I watch food shows on TV): “Pastry chefs are more like mad scientists.” Also, “My grandmother’s not a pastry chef either, but she can make a pie.” I like that! (Coming up next: cream … Continue reading

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