Monthly Archives: February 2012

Cooking with Kumquats

When was the last time you ate a kumquat? I’m not sure if they’re just rarely in my grocery store or if I always overlook them. Either way, I’ve always been interested in them but never really known what to … Continue reading

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Untying Knots & Swimming with Sharks

“If you love gambling, swimming with sharks, spending hours untying knots and punching yourself in the face—you may be ready to start a company.” —Jake Nickell, founder and mission commander, Threadless All over the internet, you can find lists of … Continue reading

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We want to give you free cookies!

Want to earn free treats from Baking for Good? It’s as simple as telling your friends about us. Each time one of the friends you refer places his or her first order, we’ll add $5 to your account to spend … Continue reading

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My Kind of Valentine’s Day Candy

When I was little, one of my favorite things my mom would make was candied orange peel. (I’m not sure if I had very grown up tastes in sweets or just very weird ones — I always preferred flan and … Continue reading

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Meet February’s Featured Nonprofit: The Seeing Eye

Each month we feature a different nonprofit at Baking for Good, and this month, we’re pleased to spotlight The Seeing Eye, based in Morristown, New Jersey. Getting to know their work and the people who make it happen over the … Continue reading

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Learning by Being Lean (In Time for Valentine’s Day!)

I always knew I would learn a lot by starting my own business: how to use QuickBooks, how to hire and possibly fire, how to decide which marketing opportunities are smart investments and which are less so, and how to … Continue reading

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Granola Roasted Pears

Breakfast has always been my favorite meal of the day. It’s an excuse to start the day off with a little something sweet – jam on toast, brown sugar in oatmeal, honey in tea. This recipe can pass for breakfast … Continue reading

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