Category Archives: Baking

Meyer Lemon Mini Cheesecakes for Brooklyn Birthday High Tea

Please excuse us. We’ve been hibernating. But with a spring in our step, an extra hour of daylight, and the last gasp of winter citrus, we thought it was time to update you with a recipe and an idea for … Continue reading

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Custom Celebration Cupcakes

Happy new year everyone! Of course we celebrated in true 2 Cooks style with a big party with lots of food. Since I made Billey and Lydia’s wedding cake this fall I have developed a new baking obsession: custom cupcakes. … Continue reading

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Squash-a-palooza

Squash season is here and it’s hard to resist these pretty orbs in all their bold orange and yellow splendor. However, they can be intimidating to cook and definitely require a sharp knife to cut through their tough outer layer. … Continue reading

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A Happy Marriage Witnessed by Many Chocolate Cakes

Something great happened in New York State this year.  Our friends Lydia and Billey got married and I got to make the wedding cake and cupcakes! Oh, yeah, and New York State legalized gay marriage! Whether you want to get … Continue reading

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Apple Galette for New England Fall

It’s no secret that fall in New England is glorious. This weekend I was able to sneak away from New York City for a few days. I am spending a pre-Thanksgiving fall weekend in Maine looking at trees and and … Continue reading

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Carrot Spiced Madeleines (inspired by Karaocake) on Eating the Beats!

A few months ago I mentioned the launch of my friend (and excellent cook) Laura’s new food blog, Eating the Beats. Her blog features recipes inspired by the music that she loves. It’s a lot of fun to read and … Continue reading

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Shortbread with Strawberry Rhubarb Compote and Downeast Rhubarb Lore

I just passed somewhat of a milestone birthday and the other weekend I went home to Maine visit my family and celebrate. For my birthday dinner, in honor of the new decade I am living in which I am determined … Continue reading

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