“Baked” Chocolate and Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

Posted on Feb 7th, 2012

In my ongoing quest for the ultimate cookie, I recently tried out the chocolate chip cookie recipe from cookbook Baked: New Frontiers in Baking by…

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Almond Cake

Posted on Jan 9th, 2012

Have you ever had the experience of remembering the flavor of something, but having no recollection of when or where you ate it? I have had the…

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Almond Cake with Fig, Vanilla and White Chocolate

Posted on Oct 18th, 2013

 Oh cake. There's just nothing like it. Okay, cupcakes are kind of like cake, but I still prefer a proper cake. Now, don't get me wrong. There are a…

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Apple Pocket Pies

Posted on Sep 11th, 2013

I went apple picking this weekend. I grew up about 10 miles from an orchard and went there frequently to get apples, go strawberry picking, pet the…

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Banana Cake with Chocolate-Bourbon Frosting

Posted on Aug 8th, 2014

I found myself with a cache of very ripe bananas the other day and wanted to do something with them other than banana bread, which is my usual go-to…

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Bourbon-Laced Chocolate Chip Cookie Sandwiches

Posted on Jul 15th, 2014

We have a few things to talk about here. First are my trendy hipster matte pictures. I'm always learning new things about photography and this week I…

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Bread Pudding with Dried Cherries and Pecans

Posted on Apr 16th, 2013

A group of friends and I get together for dinner parties about every other month, and this past weekend was one of those fabulous nights. These…

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Candied Lemon

Posted on Jan 24th, 2013

Earlier this week I made a lemon layer cake for a friend's birthday. When deciding how to decorate it, the idea of beautiful, candied lemons popped…

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Car Bars

Posted on May 14th, 2013

"What in the world are Car Bars?" you might be asking about now. Well, car bars are something I just made up. My dog and I were about to head out on…

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Caramelized Peaches with Basil & Honey Yogurt

Posted on Jul 16th, 2013

I recently attended the an international food blogger's conference called Food Bloggers Connect. This took place in London (!) and I had such a great…

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Cherry Buttermilk Bars

Posted on Jan 29th, 2013

Publix has excellent buttermilk. Seriously, I don't remember the name of it, but it comes in a small plastic bottle and has a green cap and label.…

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Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies!

Posted on Aug 12th, 2011

COOKIES!!! I was trying out a new chocolate chip cookie recipe the other day and absolutely fell in love with it. It's one of Alton Brown's recipes…

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Chewy Peach Granola Bars

Posted on Apr 11th, 2014

I'm making an effort to eat less processed food, but every once in a while I find myself out and about and am starving. And I'm not a pleasant hungry…

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Chocolate Beet Cake

Posted on May 3rd, 2013

Seeing as the quinoa muffins were a hit last week, I decided to try my hand at modifying some more traditional recipes to make them healthier. I'm…

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Chocolate Coffee Cake with Dark Chocolate Ganache

Posted on Jun 7th, 2011

My friend, Liz, gave me a fabulous cookbook for Christmas this year: Baked Explorations by Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito. Everything I've made from…

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Chocolate Cupcakes with Chai Frosting

Posted on May 7th, 2013

As you may have gathered from the last few recipes I've posted, I've been trying to incorporate some healthier foods and recipes into the Peaches,…

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Chocolate Kahlua Pudding Cake

Posted on May 30th, 2014

 I went down to Savannah and St. Simon's last weekend for my friends' wedding. While there on St. Simon's, I went to dinner with some friends at a…

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Chocolate Multichip Cookies

Posted on Feb 28th, 2013

As I mentioned earlier this week, I had a bit of a clean out the kitchen kind of weekend. While digging around in the fridge, I discovered that I had…

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Chocolate Stout Mummy Cake with Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Posted on Oct 28th, 2014

Yep. It's a Halloween mummy cake, a pun and a Doctor Who joke all in one. You have no idea how happy that makes me.  It's also a damn tasty piece of…

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Chunky Peanut Butter and Oatmeal Chocolate Chipsters

Posted on Jun 22nd, 2011

I've decided we're at the point in our relationship where I can make you cookies. I just acquired a fabulous cookbook called Baking: From My Home to…

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Cinnamon Cookies and Cream Ice Cream

Posted on May 6th, 2014

 I'm pretty sure I've previously mentioned Thomas Sweet, the ice cream shop where I grew up. However, I may not have mentioned that my absolute…

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Cinnamon Layer Cake with Strawberry Rhubarb Swiss Meringue Frosting

Posted on May 13th, 2014

I really love this cake. I'm a big fan of cinnamon, so adding two tablespoons of cinnamon to a cake recipe just made me happy. Then I flavored a…

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Cinnamon Peach Ice Cream with Oatmeal Crumble

Posted on Jun 28th, 2011

I picked up another basket of peaches at a farmer's stand the other day, so I decided to make Peach Ice Cream, which is a first time endeavor for me.…

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Classic Peach Pie

Posted on Jul 9th, 2014

This pie feels tastes success. Like triumph and victory. See, I've been in a serious pie slump. One week I went through 4 batches of pie dough and…

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Coconut Balls or, My Grandfather’s Christmas Candy, Part I

Posted on Dec 6th, 2012

When I was little, we had our annual holiday pilgrimage to visit my grandparents. It was part of my Christmas tradition, and I remember running to…

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Coconut Cream Pie

Posted on Aug 4th, 2011

Late last week I got a hankering for coconut cream pie. Yup. A real life hankering. The creamy coconutty sweetness with the cool whipped cream...so…

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Cornbread with Peaches and Sweetened Buttermilk

Posted on Jun 10th, 2014

 A few weeks ago I drove down to Miami for the 2014 BlogHer Food Conference. In case you were wondering, it's a bit of a haul from Atlanta to Miami.…

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Cranberry Galettes

Posted on Nov 5th, 2014

Alright, Team. Halloween is over, the leaves are actually changing in Georgia and it's November...That's right. It's Thanksgiving season. Game on. I…

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Cranberry Pecan Tart

Posted on Nov 29th, 2012

  One of the things I love about holiday food is it is just so striking. The colors, the smells, the textures...it's all so beautiful, both…

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Fig & Ricotta Tart

Posted on Aug 27th, 2013

Figs. It's amazing how evocative a single word can be. When I was applying to college, one of the essay options was to write about your favorite…

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Foodie Pen Pal Reveal & Butterscotch Krimpet Bread Pudding

Posted on Aug 30th, 2013

  Hello internet friends! Today we have something a little different. Today is the Foodie Pen Pal Reveal Day! What's a foodie pen pal? It's…

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Fruity Dessert Pizza & Happy Galentine’s Day

Posted on Feb 13th, 2014

  Happy Galentine's Day! What's Galentine's Day? Well, apparently it's "only the best day of the year," according to Leslie from Parks &…

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Gingerbread Bars with Salted Bourbon Pecan Frosting

Posted on Sep 30th, 2014

I know, it's still September; waaaay to early for gingerbread. But hey, I like gingerbread. It makes me happy. So gingerbread bars we have. I…

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Grapefruit Chess Pie

Posted on Mar 22nd, 2014

I confess. I'm a little obsessed. Ever since I went to Paper Plane and split the deconstructed grapefruit pie with my friend Shannon, I can't get…

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Grapefruit Ginger Pound Cake

Posted on May 21st, 2014

I found out about it pretty late; a mere 4 days before it was to happen. Make 2 dozen, the email read. So do I act as a rational person would and…

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Greek Yogurt Panna Cotta with Brandied Peach Compote

Posted on Aug 6th, 2013

A few weeks ago I posted a recipe for a Caramelized Peaches with Honey Basil Yogurt. In the post I talked about how Chobani had sponsored the Food…

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Grilled Peaches with Honey Chevre

Posted on Jul 18th, 2011

More fun with peaches! I picked up another batch of peaches from Thomas Orchards the other day and was brainstorming of something to do them that I…

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Homemade Ding Dongs

Posted on Feb 5th, 2014

Ah Valentine's Day. The day when couples come under pressure to prove their romantic love to each other, new couples awkwardly dance around it and…

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Honey Polenta Cake

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2014

It's dogwood season in Georgia. The tree out in my front yard is full of blooms, as are the rest of the numerous dogwood trees in Atlanta, and man…

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Jaffa Slice – a Guest Post by Emma of Adventures of a London Kiwi!

Posted on Sep 13th, 2013

Hello all! Today is the very first guest post on Peaches, Please and it is by none other than the lovely Emma of Adventures of a London Kiwi! I've…

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Jammie Dodgers

Posted on Jan 18th, 2012

You may not know this about me, but I'm a not-so-closet Doctor Who fan. Yup, I'm letting my geek flag fly. I love Doctor Who. My favorite Doctor was…

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Leige Waffles

Posted on Feb 17th, 2012

The summer after I graduated from college,  I went backpacking around Europe by myself. As you can imagine, my parents weren't thrilled by the idea…

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Lemon Cake

Posted on Mar 19th, 2013

I'm a big believer in pretty straight up cakes. Seriously, I really like white cake with white frosting. A lot. After that I probably like chocolate…

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Lemon Cream Cheese Cookies

Posted on Nov 18th, 2014

I'll always wonder why my school never offered (or required) a home economics class. We took shop class as part of the standard curriculum and were…

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Lemon Strawberry Cake

Posted on Jul 8th, 2011

Okay, so clearly I'm rubbish at cutting cake layers evenly, but let's ignore that for the time being. I made this cake for my step-mother's birthday.…

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Mamo’s Egg Custard Pie

Posted on Jul 24th, 2013

When I was a little girl, I was completely enamored of my grandmother, Mamo, as we called her. I would snuggle up to her as she told me the story of…

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Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Posted on Mar 8th, 2014

Well, St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner and everyone is getting amped up with bright green clothing and decorations. Since Mardi Gras is…

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Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches

Posted on Mar 14th, 2014

Do you remember the Alton Brown tv show "Good Eats" on the Feed Network? I was quite the devotee and therefore I jumped at the opportunity to go see…

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Minty Brownies

Posted on Mar 15th, 2013

In honor of St. Patrick's Day, I present to you delicious brownies with a green minty layer. Really, St. Patrick's Day is just an excuse for me to…

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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Bars

Posted on Oct 8th, 2013

 I have to say, October has done pretty well for itself this first week.  The weather has been incredible; sunny and warm during the day with nice…

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Peach Bundt Cake

Posted on Jun 26th, 2013

  Peaches!!! See? I told you there would be peach recipes forthcoming! I picked up a basket of peaches last week and all of a sudden found…

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Peach Milkshake with Cinnamon Whipped Cream

Posted on Aug 20th, 2013

10 Ways You Know You're an Atlantan: 1. You will do anything to avoid 75/85 at rush hour. Anything. 2. Your knowledge of Georgia geography stops…

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Peach Preserves with Basil and Ginger

Posted on Jul 19th, 2013

Where I grew up, folk weren't really into canning vegetables or making fresh fruit preserves. Canning was the province of Laura Ingles or Marilla…

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Peach Shortcakes with Basil and Lavender

Posted on Jul 2nd, 2013

Peaches, peaches, everywhere! No, seriously, I've been doing a lot of cooking with peaches lately. And when I say a lot, I mean that I've gone…

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Peach Trifle. Engage.

Posted on Jul 19th, 2014

Okay, I could talk about peaches, angel food cake, pastry cream, sugared almonds and rum, but I think those ingredients kind of sell themselves. I'm…

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Peaches & Cream Cupcakes

Posted on Jun 16th, 2011

It's the first peach recipe. Yay!!! This recipe is from The Hummingbird Bakery Cookbook. The Hummingbird Bakery is located in London and is really…

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Pear Tarte Tantin

Posted on Jan 10th, 2013

I was craving something sweet, something fruity...pears. I was craving the harry and david pears my fabulous mom got me for Christmas. I opened the…

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Pineapple with Condensed Milk Caramel

Posted on Feb 12th, 2013

My dad once told me of a dessert in which he had indulged, once upon a time in Mexico. A simple dessert, but one for which he could not keep the…

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Pocket Peach Pies

Posted on Jul 22nd, 2011

I had yet more peaches sitting around and was craving something rustic and homey, so I decided to make little pocket peach pies. I made two different…

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Pumpkin “Coffee Cake” Cake – A Guest Post on Adventures of a London Kiwi!

Posted on Sep 18th, 2013

Hey folks, I'm a guest blogger today over at Adventures of a London Kiwi with my Pumpkin "Coffee Cake" Cake. I'm sure Emma would love it if you…

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Meringue Cookies

Posted on Oct 24th, 2014

I'm a little obsessed with pumpkin chocolate chip cookies. Ever since that day in law school when I stumbled across a pumpkin chocolate chip cookie…

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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

Posted on Oct 30th, 2012

Pinterest is an interesting  and addictive thing. I love skimming through the food/beverage list to see what other folks are making and to get…

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Pumpkin Gingerbread Squares

Posted on Sep 24th, 2013

My friend, Jen, had a "Welcome Fall" party the other week. I'm always thrilled by the opportunity to feed people, so I offered to bring something…

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Pumpkin Maple Panna Cotta

Posted on Sep 9th, 2014

It's here! Finally! That magical time of the year when food bloggers get to incorporate "pumpkin" or "spice" into pretty much anything we make! To…

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Pumpkin Pie Stuffed Baked Apples

Posted on Sep 27th, 2013

A few weeks ago I ran across a recipe for apple pie stuffed baked apples, or something of that nature. (I would link back to it, but I'm having…

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Pumpkin Roll

Posted on Nov 8th, 2012

It's Thanksgiving Thursday, which means that I've got another Thanksgiving classic for you today: the pumpkin roll. Okay, this might not be a classic…

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Salted Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted on Dec 12th, 2012

We musn't dwell. No - not today. Not on REX MANNING D - wait. Nope. wrong day. Today is actually the day on which all the bloggers who participated…

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Snickerdoodle Cobbler Bars

Posted on May 28th, 2013

I love snickerdoodle cookies. Back in grade school, I always chose snickerdoodles as my cookie of choice to bring to school on my birthday. They are…

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Spicy Chocolate Cookies

Posted on Dec 11th, 2013

Cookies! Cookiescookiescookiescookies! If you like cookies, you're in the right spot, because today is the reveal day for the 2013 Food Blogger…

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Spicy Chocolate Meringue Cookies with Tabasco Sauce

Posted on Jun 23rd, 2014

Okay, so I've been a little absent lately. All of a sudden life got real and busy and I got a little behind on things. So, in recompense, you get 5…

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Spiked Hot Cocoa Jelly Shots

Posted on Oct 31st, 2014

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!! If you're a parent you're probably getting your kids into costumes and preparing to traipse around the neighborhood in search of…

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Sticky Toffee Pudding

Posted on Dec 20th, 2012

Me: Hey Dad, I'm starting to plan for Christmas lunch. Anything you particularly want?' Dad: The less traditional, the better. Me: . . . so you…

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Strawberry & Vanilla Cream Cake

Posted on Feb 15th, 2012

So I'm always looking for new cake recipes or trying to think of new deliciousness to make and so I get pretty excited about birthdays and other…

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Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

Posted on Jun 11th, 2011

I made a pilgrimage to the DeKalb Farmers Market yesterday and was immediately taken with the enormous table covered in strawberries. And then bought…

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Strawberry Rhubarb Oatmeal Squares

Posted on May 21st, 2013

It's still strawberry and rhubarb season! (Woohoo!). I thought that, since this season can be so brief, I should take advantage of it by making more…

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Strawberry Scones

Posted on Mar 26th, 2013

Hooray! It is officially spring! We had this beautiful teaser of a weekend the other week, which was promptly followed by rain storms and chill. But…

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Strawberry Shortcake

Posted on Jul 11th, 2011

So unfortunately, I had to work on the Fourth of July (I know, isn't that illegal or something?!) so my colleagues and I decided to have a potluck…

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Strawberry Tarte Tatin

Posted on Apr 5th, 2014

Well, it would appear that winter has finally relinquished Atlanta from its icy grasp.* The sun has been out, everything is in bloom, allergies are…

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Sweet ‘n’ Spicy Maple Tabasco Hard Candy

Posted on Jun 26th, 2014

Day Four of the Tabasco 10 Ingredient Blogger challenge and today I've made you Spicy Maple and Tabasco Hard Candies. (If you're wondering what the…

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Twisty Doughnuts with Cinnamon Glaze

Posted on Oct 16th, 2012

              "So I bought a fryer the other day," she admitted sheepishly, "just a little one.…

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Walnut Zucchini Olive Oil Cake with Crunchy Lemon Glaze

Posted on Dec 30th, 2011

So apparently I have a mild obsession with zucchini bread. I received a few cookbooks for Christmas (what? people gave me cookbooks?) and the first…

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Yellow Cake with Peanut Butter Buttercream and Chocolate Ganache

Posted on Jan 7th, 2014

In the midst of all the New Year's resolutions to be healthy, to get fit and to generally be a better person, I made a cake. And not just any cake, a…

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