Laura Dembowski

I'm a writer that loves to bake, so while I wait for my novels to be published, I blog about my adventures in the kitchen.

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  • Favorite foods: Pecan pie, coconut cake, wild salmon, French fries, prime rib, almost anything sweet other than chocolate, which I'm allergic to.
  • Last bite on earth: Coconut cake with Italian meringue buttercream.

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The New Twinkies: Actually the Sweetest Comeback in the History of Ever?

I ate a Twinkie for the first time in years today and was pleasantly surprised. I usually turn up my nose at the artificiality of store bought treats, but I liked the Twinkie and would happily eat another one.

We Try the Limited Edition Holiday Peeps

I only bought Peeps for the novelty until the Gingerbread ones. I ate them and instantly fell in love. Super yummy!

Bake the Book: Baked Elements

Sugar, of course! Can't make a very good dessert without sugar!

Bake the Book: Baking Out Loud

Pecan Pie with that super sweet, rich flavor. The best!

Wake and Bake: Pancakes with Apricot-Bourbon Sauce

These look great! I love fresh apricots, though quality ones are hard to find. I actually think they may be my favorite fruit. While, peaches may not be at peak season yet, I have found some amazing ones at the grocery store as well as a local farm. So, check them out if you see some; you'll probably be surprised!