Monthly Archives: December 2012

lemon bars on “brown butter” shortbread

For me, the holiday season is not complete without lemon bars.  Growing up, my mom made a variety of holiday desserts to give to friends and our teachers {yes, my sister and I were brown-nosing little nerds} in little tins, including Russian teacakes {see here}, chocolate … Continue reading

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homemade vanilla marshmallows

I am not one of those people that thinks that everything is better homemade.  I believe there are certain things that are better in their highly processed, pre-packaged form with an unholy amount of preservatives thrown in for good measure. … Continue reading

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public humiliation and mexican hot cocoa

The partners at my law firm are a particularly sadistic bunch.  We have our firm’s holiday party today, and apparently the partners believe in the old adage of “singing for your supper” – all of us associates have to get … Continue reading

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