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Dresdner Stollen

Dresdner Stollen

Where’s the dessert? He’s stollen it! Sorry, but I had to get that out. I’m back and feeling much better now, thank you. — I happened upon this recipe for traditional Dresden stollen a few years back and it has quickly become a tradition for my husband and I to spend a couple of days making a whole heap of these babies as Christmas presents. It’s also a tradition for me to pretend that I don’t see my … Read entire article »

Filed under: Drinks and Snacks, German, Vegetarian

Rebaked Potatoes: guestposted by Ex Libris of Little Big

Rebaked Potatoes: guestposted by Ex Libris of Little Big

Hello, there! My name is Carrie Anne but I go by Ex Libris or Little Big elsewhere on the internet. I’m a librarian who loves to cook and spend time with my husband, young daughter, and three misbehaving cats. I’m not exaggerating about the cats. They’re assholes. I have a blog called Little Big where I write about my life. Before the blog I was very active on Flickr and that’s where I met Marie. It feels … Read entire article »

Filed under: Guest Posts, United States, Vegetarian

All about ginger

All about ginger

Some things in life are just a wee bit awkward. Whenever I read or write a recipe, I’m always perplexed about what to do about the ginger. People often describe the amount needed as, ‘a thumb-sized piece’ or ‘a 5cm piece’ or ‘6 thick slices’. But that doesn’t sit well with people who don’t like variables. How big around is this piece? What about the little nobules (Yes, I made that word up.)? Do I … Read entire article »

Filed under: Drinks and Snacks, Ingredients, Vegan, Vegetarian