Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies (Cookies for Kids Cancer)

Andrea Meyers - Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Last Saturday we had a great time at a charity hockey game to raise money for our son’s special hockey team. The Arlington Fire Department competed against the Fairfax County Fire Department in a game played at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex, and it was a lot of fun. All the coaches, parents, volunteers, and kids… 

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Black Forest Cake (Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte) and Where Women Cook: Celebrate! Book Release

Andrea Meyers - Black Forest Cake

Last year I was invited to participate in a book project with Where Women Cook, a new magazine about women, the food we make, and where we cook. The book would have a celebration theme, and each of us chose our own thing that we celebrate, large or small or anywhere in between, and share… 

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Peanut Butter Banana Pie with Nutella, with Love for Mikey and Jennie

Andrea Meyers - Peanut Butter Banana Pie with Nutella

As friends and family of Jennie Perillo gather to remember her husband today, our family sends love and support from far away. Many of us asked what we could do to help, and Jennie being the incredible, strong woman she is only asked for one thing: that we make a peanut butter pie, her Mikey’s… 

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Valentine’s Day Chocolate Desserts for Extremely Busy People

It’s Valentine’s Day! Have you made dessert yet? Have you thought about dessert yet? If your busy schedule has left you trying to think of something at the last minute, I have a few chocolate desserts that you can whip up today. And I’ve included preparation time estimates to help you plan. Vaina Cocktail from… 

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Colombian Hot Chocolate

Colombian Hot Chocolate Recipe - Andrea Meyers

My first year in Colombia was full of new food, new music, new language, and new friends. Trips to the market and grocery stores were adventures that required advance preparation, such as looking up ingredients in a Spanish dictionary or calling friends to inquire about local terminology. I had studied German in high school, which… 

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