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Cindy McLaughlin
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Double Chocolate Cookies (Flourless)
I bet you thought I forgot about you, and those extra egg whites of yours leftover from the chocolate pots de creme .  I didn't!  I just got a little busy, as usual.  But I promise these cookies are worth it.  They remind me of a cross between a macaron and...

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Chocolate Pots de Creme
The name sounds fancy, but we're essentially making a cross between a pudding and a mousse.  And don't worry, I have a plan for your leftover egg whites after using just the yolks in this dessert. How beautiful is that scene?!  Copper measuring cups, orange...

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Cartagena, Colombia
We left comfortable 60 degree weather for tropical coastal Cartagena.  This city inspired Hemingway, and is a vacation destination for many.  I loved how bright and vibrant everything was, and just wandering down the streets was enjoyable because every turn...

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New York Times Roast Recipe
I love cooking and baking, I enjoy spending time in the kitchen turning simple ingredients into delicious meals.  But life gets busy, and when I get home from work and the gym, I just want food as quickly as possible.  That puts me in danger of grabbing pop...

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Pesto Risotto Cakes
I love to make risotto.  I usually have all of the ingredients on hand- olive oil, an onion, rice, and chicken broth.  You can add more ingredients if you want, and I love adding pesto to my risotto, stirred in right at the end.  You can find that  recipe h...

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2017
Each time I start to get back into a schedule, my life gets away from me.  Work was beyond crazy all December, I'm still coming down from the election (no Facebook for me), the holiday season was so wonderfully full of family hang-outs and NYC time with E, ...

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InstaRecipe: Taco Bowl
With all of my tests to study for, I wasn't spending much time in the kitchen making complicated recipes.  It wasn't that I wasn't photographing things, I just wasn't making intricate dinners at all.  I fell back on easy meals, especially ones that would cr...

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Done.
Two McLaughlins, Two architects It was one of those studying weekends, when I had been sitting on the couch all day, reading about flooring and masonry and countless other building materials...  I went upstairs to bed, and then just lay there.  I should be ...

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Second Guessing
I've been absent for a while.  Maybe you've even noticed (thank you for noticing!).  It's been tough to keep up with this blog, and each time I thought I could get back into the swing of things, life got busy again.  Not awful things, but things that should...

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Chex Mix Popcorn
This recipe came about because I wanted something fun and easy and guaranteed to taste good.  This totally did that.  So while this title might be a bit misleading, as there are no Chex present in this popcorn, the flavors are fantastic and you'll soon beco...
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