Eating and judging, judging and eating

So one of my friends mentioned how great the bakery at The Fresh Market is. I’m a fan of the place; they have a good selection of produce and I’m a cheerleader for the quality of the meats there. However, I usually ignore the baked goods at grocery stores, as tempting as they are, since I feel like I do enough indulging when I bake my own sweets. There are cakes and other delightful things in the display case that look amazing, but every time I’ve gone to The Fresh Market (henceforth known as TFM) it’s the cupcakes that I can’t ignore. I gave in, for blogging purposes of course, so I could try these cupcakes and channel my inner Cupcake Crusader.

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Slacking; food events

Oh hi, people who actually read this blog!

I’ve been a tad busy lately so I haven’t updated in two weeks, and it feels like forever. But in the mean time before I do a legit post, I thought I might mention some upcoming food and drink goings-on in Baltimore that have caught my eye and y’all might want to attend:

10/20: The Nutella Breakfast Tour! As a part of the DC leg of the tour, the Nutella food truck stops in downtown Baltimore this Saturday. Check out their Facebook event page and follow their Twitter account for details on the location of the truck. There are free Nutella samples, an inflatable Nutella jar… what more could you want? I found out this Nutella truck and tour existed via Boston Tweet. Continue reading

Crockpot Adventures

Although I often find crockpot recipes that I want to try, I tend to forget about them since I don’t use a slow cooker regularly. But this recipe for crockpot dulce de leche has been on my mind for a while. Because it was so hassle-free (and virtually Rachel-proof), I had to try it. Who ever thought of boiling a can of sweetened condensed milk? I mean, this is science right? Yeah, science! Continue reading