Separated at Birth: Apricot-Swirl Cheesecake Bars (Baked)

Have you seen those magazine and website series called “Separated at Birth”?  They usually feature two celebs (sometimes, a celeb and an animal or even a celeb and inanimate object) that–in that one particular photo, at least–eerily resemble each other. The phrase, of course, refers to the phenomenon popularized by certain nature-vs-nurture studies revealing that […]

Gastronomic Gifts I: Fudge Two Ways

[There’s just nothing like a homemade gift for the holidays.  This year, with the purse strings a little tighter than usual, I’m determined to make at least a few in my kitchen–and thought I’d share my ideas in case you’d like to partake, too.  ] Back in the day (haven’t you always wondered about that expression?  I […]