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Madeleines au Chocolat

I love facebook. Yes, I spend entirely too much time looking at recipes, anecdotes, lessons and links when I should be working on more important things like figuring out how to use Pâte à Tartiner (cocoa hazelnut spread with olive oil) or writing a book about how I lost five pounds eating copious amounts of chocolate every day. But no, I fall into the rabbit hole several times a day to see what my facebook friends are up to. Where else can you learn a new language by reading your favorite food posts? Where else […]

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A One Night (Epicurean) Stand

“Are those mushrooms?” “Roasted mushrooms topped with a fried egg, pancetta, and ricotta salata. They make their own cheese here. You must be from out of town,” the gentleman says with a quizzical look in his eyes. I don’t tell him I walked by the restaurant four times before finding the entrance. I drop my satchel and climb onto the bar stool, still eyeing the ricotta salata, “I’m attending a business development seminar at Urban Zen.” He leaned in a little closer, “Well, you can’t leave this restaurant without trying the mushrooms. It’s their signature […]

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