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poke87

  • Favorite foods: Breakfast foods, nearly any dessert, cheese, bread, berries, pizza, paninis
  • Last bite on earth: A crusty baguette with cheese and a glass of wine.

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International McDonald's Items We Wish Were in the USA

When I spent a semester in Ireland, a delicious & cheap treat would be a McFlurry w/ crumbled Cadbury Flake or Crunchie bars. So good!

AHT Giveaway: Case of Pat LaFrieda Burgers

Juicy burgers, watermelon, mixed drinks and beer, with plenty of good friends and music!

First Look: Stephen Starr's Le Diplomate, Washington DC

Do you need a DC partner-in-crime to test these places? Looks delicious!

Win 2 Tickets to Sweetlife: A Music + Food Festival!

Tomato sandwich with mayo, salt and pepper on a fresh baguette!

Graffiato's Industry Takeover Nights Kick Off With Bryan Voltaggio

Sorry I just learned about this now - can't wait to go to the next event in March!

First Look: Ice Cream Sandwiches at Sugar Magnolia, D.C

I love this place! My favorite is definitely the chocolate wafer with salted caramel toffee ice cream, although the classic chocolate chip with vanilla ice cream is also tasty - the cookie is a bit chewy, which makes it easier to eat, and the ice cream is fantastic.

Cakespy: Cadbury Creme Egg Foo Young

The taste might be there, but boy does this look unappetizing.

Bake the Book: 'Entenmann's Big Book of Baking'

A toss up between Drake's Coffee Cakes and Entenmann's Chocolate Frosted Donuts!

10 Must-Try Sweets in Honolulu

We have massa sovada, also known as "sweet bread," in New England - a traditional Portuguese bread made especially around Easter and Christmas.

Seriously Delicious Holiday Giveaway: Counter Culture Coffee Subscription

Medium or bold, depending on my mood, but always with a dash of half-and-half.

Seriously Delicious Holiday Giveaway: Zingerman's Praise the Lard Gift Box

Saturday morning breakfasts at home - Dad at the griddle flipping pancakes and bacon. Divine.

Dinner Tonight: Maple-Glazed Sweet Potato Wedges

This sounds very similar to my family's recipe! We also sprinkle a bit of brown sugar on the top of each sweet potato to give it a bit of crunch while it bakes. Delicious!

Bake the Book: 'Momofuku Milk Bar'

Flaky croissants, fresh Portuguese treats, perfect cappuccinos, and a wide array of fresh bread. My mouth is watering.

Cook the Book: 'The Mozza Cookbook'

Pappardelle with walnut pesto in Florence - amazing.

6 Best Licks of Frozen Custard in the Washington, D.C. Area

Thanks for the Dickey's suggestion - I work nearby, so this could be dangerous!

Bake the Book: 'Flour,' by Joanne Chang

Use good butter and bring your butter and eggs to room temperature!

Bake the Book: 'Whoopie Pies'

Pumpkin whoopie pies from Cranberry Island Kitchen in Portland, Maine - divine!