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The guide to the ultimate mug cake

When settling into my too-worn-in sofa, wearing pajamas that are also a little too worn in, I always feel as though I’m forgetting something. Cheesy romantic comedy? Check. Glasses on and makeup off? Check. Then, I realize I forgot a snack: the most important prerequisite for a movie night. Rummaging
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Bake your way into someone’s heart

Today is Valentine’s Day, and if you’re a procrastinator, this post is for you. Baked goods are a simple way to impress your current (or future) lover, crush, the homeless of Berkeley, that hot GSI, roommate or whomever your heart desires with one of these five homemade treats!  1. Macarons   
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Pumpkin bread for Halloween

Even though Halloween is just around the corner, indulging your sweet tooth is a timeless tradition. So is indulging in absolutely delicious food such as this pumpkin bread, which will have you reaching for another slice the moment the first hits your tongue. Ingredients: 2 cups of all-purpose flour 1
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DIY project: Baking black sesame cake

Ever since I first tried black sesame buns in high school, I fell in love with black sesame desserts. I fantasized about black sesame cake, butter, cookies, macarons and bread. Two months ago, after talking to my mother about the vast possibilities for black sesame and joking around about opening
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Chocolate banana bread for any occasion

Few things in this world are better than some warm banana bread, fresh out of the oven. It’s essentially cake that can be eaten in the morning with no questions asked or eyebrows raised, and who doesn’t love that?
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Leavening the psyche

Michelle's mish-mosh

The scent permeates the household in a fit of yeasty seduction. That sweet, heavy flavor conjures memories of mornings in the kitchen, picnics with gingham tablecloths and evenings flowing with wine and cheese. Bread is the simplest form of sustenance, enjoyed by the poor man and the king alike.
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