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Peaches: Eat Me, J. Alfred Prufrock

Peaches: Eat Me, J. Alfred Prufrock

| July 24, 2009 | 7 Comments

Recipe: Brandied Peaches (adapted from the Linton Hopkins recipe at Food & Wine)

What better way to preserve the beauty of a just-ripe peach than with the help of a little alcohol? It’s like fruit botox, but vegan.

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The Birthday Cake: Make a Wish and Blow

The Birthday Cake: Make a Wish and Blow

| July 25, 2008 | 2 Comments

On average (unless you happen to be someone who enjoys multiple birthday parties), you get one shot a year at your own cake and birthday wish. That thought makes me weep for all the twins and triplets in the world.
So where and when did this dessert become imbued with the power to single out one’s specialness, grant wishes, and divide families?

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