Author Archives: Abelfam

About Abelfam

New mom and dad to-be!

Maple Oatmeal Scones

What do you do when you have trouble relaxing on a rainy day by the lake? Imagine plates upon plates of these light, melt-in-your-mouth Maple Oatmeal Scones. I actually like them better without the drizzle of extra maple frosting sweetness; … Continue reading

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Blackberry Pie

You’re never too busy for dessert, but you may be too busy to write about them. These past few weeks have been PACKED–stressful, exhilarating, exhausting…but all-in-all, almost lovely. Plus, the weather has been just horrible here in Cleveland these past … Continue reading

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Healthy Chicken Mole

I vaguely remember one sentence (and perhaps only one) from one of college papers. It read something along the lines of: “Cinco de Mayo has become Cinco de Drinko.” Granted, I was a sociology and Spanish major very interested in … Continue reading

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Blackberry Macaroon Tart: Passover Style

This Blackberry Macaroon Tart is everywhere these days! It may be because Super Natural Every Day is making a huge splash on bestseller lists, Smitten Kitten featured and gushed about it, and oh yeah, Martha Stewart gave it some prime … Continue reading

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Passover Lemon Cheesecake

I am so sick of the flourless chocolate cake that I, and thousands of other bakers, make for Passover each year. Yes, you can tweak it. Yes, there are countless variations. But aren’t you ready for some dessert variety this … Continue reading

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The BEST Chocolate Chip Cookies

A good, no a GREAT chocolate chip cookie is possibly my favorite baked indulgence in the entire world. But, it has to be truly exquisite. I’m a fan of the crunch. For those of you who know me, I’m always … Continue reading

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Black Bean Brownies: Shhhh!

I talk the talk, but sometimes I just really don’t walk the walk. Take running, for example. I’d really like to become a runner. It seems like a great idea! When it’s nice out, what could be better than to … Continue reading

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