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Banana – NYC

September 29, 2011

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B-A-N-A-N-A-S. Sigh – Gwen Stefani has tarnished the namesake of this delicious fruit for good. The only way to really salvage its reputation is by making something delicious with it – like banana pudding. Now, this recipe isn’t your Grandma’s banana pudding. It isn’t Magnolia, it isn’t Buttercup.  Its subtle banana, with a fancypantz topping, […]

Banana – SF

September 29, 2011

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We are in serious packing mode over here in SF.  I guess it’s time to tell you that the Haley household is moving. Again. I’m a chronic mover.  I recently visited the Eugene O’Neill National Historic Site where I learned that the playwright moved 35 times in his life, lived for the longest stretch in […]

Red Velvet – NYC

September 13, 2011

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‘So what is red velvet cake?’ – B ‘Its actually a yellow cake lightly flavored with cocoa’ – Me ‘Oh. That’s why I like it. How does it turn red?’ – B ‘Good ol’ fashioned food coloring’ – Me ‘Really? I thought it was a chemical reaction between ingredients.’ – B ‘Nope – just a […]

Red Velvet – SF

September 13, 2011

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I have a confession to make.  I love box mixes.  Whenever they’re on sale, I stockpile yellow butter cake or fudge brownie mixes. Let’s be honest, when it comes to instant gratification, it doesn’t get much better than: 1) open box 2) mix in eggs/butter/water 3) bake for 20 minutes or so 4) eat immediately […]

Lemon – NYC

September 2, 2011

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HELLOOOOOO dear readers and friends! Happy September! Its been quite an epic, life-changing, whirlwind of a summer for Haley and me, but we’re back in full force and ready to wow you with our bicoastal treats and witty banter. Did you miss us? We missed all of you! This challenge is dedicated to the amazing […]

Lemon – SF

September 2, 2011

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Well, hello there!  After a summertime hiatus, Bakers Bicoastal is up and running again. Boy, it was a busy, crazy, awesome summer spent in Big Sur and the Pacific Northwest (check out our photos), with a brief stint to visit our family on the east coast. I know.  You must be worried about the state […]