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One of my go-to breakfasts is cinnamon swirl bread. It's packed with that swirl of cinnamon-sugar goodness and tastes even better when toasted and smeared with some butter. It even makes the perfect base for french toast. Talk about the ultimate breakfast! Don't get me wrong, I always have a loaf of store-bought cinnamon bread on hand. It's delicious. However, homemade bread is a fun task to take on, especially when you have some free time to spare. This homemade cinnamon bread recipe is one you have to try. It's actually quite simple and hey, you'll have every right to...

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2020-05-26

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In my early twenties I did a lot of clubbing.  I actually met The Viking on the London club scene (this is a whole different story for a different time) but I had a gang of wonderful friends from fashion college and we would all get dressed up on a Friday and Saturday nights and drive into town from our college which was in the suburbs. (Don’t worry, we were very sensible, there was always a dedicated driver.) We would have our fun and then at 2am in the morning we would drive back to college via the bagel bakery...

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2020-05-25

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Last weekend, I made my favorite carrot cake for Easter Sunday. Today is Orthodox Easter, which is the Easter I grew up with, and it felt right to once again share something that I associate strongly with the holiday. I couldn’t share anything but tsoureki (τσουρέκι). Tsoureki doesn’t have to be Easter bread. It’s a sweet, Greek holiday bread that’s also shared at other times of the year. When I was growing up, we got it twice yearly: once on the first day of each New Year, and once on Greek Easter. The New Year’s loaf had a coin inside,...

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2020-05-12

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In my early twenties I did a lot of clubbing.  I actually met The Viking on the London club scene (this is a whole different story for a different time) but I had a gang of wonderful friends from fashion college and we would all get dressed up on a Friday and Saturday nights and drive into town from our college which was in the suburbs. (Don’t worry, we were very sensible, there was always a dedicated driver.) We would have our fun and then at 2am in the morning we would drive back to college via the bagel bakery...

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Flickr: Jessica Merz

Posted by admin on

One of my go-to breakfasts is cinnamon swirl bread. It's packed with that swirl of cinnamon-sugar goodness and tastes even better when toasted and smeared with some butter. It even makes the perfect base for french toast. Talk about the ultimate breakfast! Don't get me wrong, I always have a loaf of store-bought cinnamon bread on hand. It's delicious. However, homemade bread is a fun task to take on, especially when you have some free time to spare. This homemade cinnamon bread recipe is one you have to try. It's actually quite simple and hey, you'll have every right to...

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