• New York food memories

    The Magnolia Bakery Cookbook has been part of my cookbook collection for years. I have yet to bake from it. So, when in New York last autumn, I figured I try the real deal before even attempting to replicate it. The real deal tasted wonderful. The first cupcake was bought in midtown and eaten on

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  • Edible souvenirs

    Near the foot of the Williamsburg Bridge, close to the corner of Essex and Rivington Street, you will find Economy Candy. A place filled to the brim with candy bars, candy canes, jellybeans, chocolate bars and sour sweets. I’m almost certain this is the place where Hansel and Gretel’s wicked witch shopped for candy to

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