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Dana Prophet
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A nerdy pastry chef and writer with too much time on my hands.
A nerdy pastry chef and writer with too much time on my hands.

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Happy National Pineapple Upside Down Cake Day. Now With Booze!
Here's how to make yourself feel less guilty for eating cake ... and then make it more naughty. This is my take on the Pineapple Upside Down Cake. Save a slice for yourself and send the rest to your friends and co-workers.  They will appreciate  the slight ...

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Tasting My Way Through the Manayunk StrEAT Festival
Within a section of Philadelphia lies a hilly area where parking is scarce, hipsters are plentiful, and food is poppin'. This magical area is called Main Street Manayunk. A whole lot of hungry people filled Main Street. On Sunday, April 9th it was the annua...

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Rising from the Flames to Run a 5K
How's that for a cliche, trite, and overused start? It pretty much sums up the past few months. The beginning of the year I closed The Pastry Prophet and that means closing all my business accounts, notifying customers, and getting my affairs in order. What...

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A Slight Turn
If there's anything I learned living on the third rock from the sun is that most things don't go the way that one imagined. In fact if a plan does go as scheduled, it's a bigger shock. The last two years taught me that a business either makes your passion g...

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Soup to warm any frozen heart.

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Obligatory Statement of New Year's Resolution
2016 for me has been a year of learning. As I mentioned in a previous post, I started vending at a farmer's market. I learned that people like my baking and I would do even better if I had a actual location. After the election it seems nothing is a sure bet...

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Who needs sleep where there's money to be made?

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Toilet Demon is a great name for a punk band.

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How to incorporate ice cream and booze.
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