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A Huckleberry Thanksgiving

dessert - holidays

Since Abe and I will be volunteering most of Thanksgiving Day, I wanted to explore take-away options for a mellow little picnic.  Huckleberry seemed like a good place to start.
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Along with a full Thanksgiving dinner menu which includes traditional favorites like Turkey, Sweet Potatoes, and Stuffing, they have their famous baked goods – available in store now if you want to sample them before the 27th.

DSCN6933Pumpkin Teacake (above) and Gluten-Free Macaroons…
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…I didn’t have either, but I did sample these, with the help of Anna.

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Coffee Cake…

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…and Mini Cupcakes in Valrhona Chocolate + Pumpkin Cream Cheese.

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…their pie is grown up and spicy…
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…but I’d say if you only order one dessert – it’d have to be the Take-and-Bake Caramel Apple Cranberry Pie.

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For $60, this will serve 10 people…

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…plus you get to keep the Pyrex Baking Dish!

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Place your order before 5pm on November 22nd.

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City in the Country

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Ah, 3-day-weekends.  We were able to make a quick getaway from the city to hang out with Joy/Corey in the woods!

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Joy doubled a vegetarian recipe from Blue Apron Meals

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…and fired up the grill too.

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Berries, a massaged kale salad…

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…and dessert – brought all the way from House of Pies, in the city.

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Banana Cream…

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…and apple.  I actually didn’t eat either, because we finished off another epic night of noshing at The Taste.

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Have a great Labor Day!

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EightyTwo and Pie

dessert - los angeles area interests

I’m a child of the 80’s…

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…so of course I’ve been wanting to check out EightyTwo – an arcade bar that opened downtown in March. Bummed there wasn’t Pole Position, but then again – I only remember how to play that wearing roller skates.

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They have a bar, but no food – so we gathered in the private parking lot to eat some Pie Hole

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…Apple…

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…Maple Custard…

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…and Mexican Chocolate. Yes, that is a Glow Stick.

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For Emily’s birthday, of course!

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Better than a roller rink birthday party.

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