Peach cake

I’ve been on a baking kick lately–partly to fatten up my roommate (muahhahahha) and partly because I simply must use all of the abundant, succulent fruits that summer is delivering to my door. (OK, to the Giant.) Last week I made a blueberry cake that was divine, cheesy berry pie was the star of our […]

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Chickpea Chocolate Cake

“CHICKPEAS?” Someone exclaimed with a mouth full of chocolatey goodness. “Yes! Chickpeas!” I replied, with an equal amount of moist cake in my mouth. “No way.” Ohhh, yes way, my friends. And only 5 ingredients! 1.5 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 19-ounce can chickpeas, drained and rinsed (this is about a can and a third, […]

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Black bean brownies

  Black bean brownies, what? Ew, right? NOPE. Delicious. No butter. No flour. Amazing. Someone said, “These taste so good. Why does anyone ever make brownies without black beans?” Head to Skinnytaste for the recipe. You won’t be sorry! (Modification note: I’m adding more coffee grounds next time, but the rest of the recipe should […]

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Apple Crisp

Apple crisp is so awesome. It’s like the lazy-person delicious dish. It takes no longer than 15 minutes to throw together and 50 to bake — and then your house smells ohmygerdamazing, and all the neighbors get jealous because yes, the windows were open all day, and they smelled bacon this morning and now this. […]

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Banana bread

It’s that time of year again: the time when I try to bake a crap-ton of stuff for myself to eat during busier days of the semester. My mom has used the same recipe of (very good) banana bread for as long as I can remember. Now, nothing beats anything my mom makes, but when […]

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