Monthly Archives: December 2007

Chocolate-Dipped Nutella Biscotti

I told my coworkers that there would be no baking in Mike’s Christmas weekend.  The family was in charge.  I would sit sloth-like, only leaving the house to see this week’s new movie releases. It turned out Christmas weekend had … Continue reading

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An H.P. Schmaltz Holiday Offer

I was contacted by someone working for H.P. Schmaltz this week.  They so liked my write up on their store that they wanted to include a link to it in their newsletter.  I told them they were more than welcome, … Continue reading

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H.P. Schmaltz Deli & Co. – Naperville, IL

“Uhm, The thing about eating the Black and White cookie, Elaine, is you want to get some black and some white in each bite. Nothing mixes better than vanilla and chocolate And yet somehow racial harmony eludes us. If people … Continue reading

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We’re Moving On Up!

Something I completely failed to mention last week was that Gapers Block, one of the big Chicago-centric blogs linked to our post on Cayenne Cumin Almonds. Next stop, Food Network! Thanks Gapers Block!

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Chocolate Covered Vanilla Chai Shortbread Cookies

There’s really no easy way to say the name of these cookies. You could call them shortbread cookies, but you’d be shunning the Chai spices. And you damn well better give it credit after spending 10 bucks on a bottle … Continue reading

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Poor Man’s Lunch – Ramen Alfredo

Weather went from bad to worse here in Chicagoland today.  Trying to get my weekend running finished went from 90 minutes to 4 hours thanks to the sheet of ice that quickly covered the streets.  And to make matters worse, … Continue reading

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