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Rainbow Cookies

Rainbow Cookies

Vanilla Bean Funfetti (Rainbow) Cookies   Ingredients: 1½ cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon cream of tartar ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature ¾ cup granulated sugar 1 vanilla bean 1 large egg 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract ½ cup sprinkles   […]

The Art of the Muffin

The Art of the Muffin

I love reading cookbooks late at night oohing and ahhing over pictures of multi-layered cakes covered in homespun buttercream frosting and colorful sprinkles. It’s pastry porn and I love it. Fifty Shades of Cake Batter, right up in here. I have hundreds of saved recipes for  cakepops, confetti cakes, lattice pies, and berry tarts that I daydream of  making when I magically have time to […]

Mother Moo Soda Jerk Camp

Mother Moo Soda Jerk Camp

Forget space camp or swim class—head to Soda Jerk Camp this summer and learn how to make organic ice cream all summer long with Karen Klemens, owner of Mother Moo Creamery in Sierra Madre Village. Klemens is offering a tasty summer camp for kids ages 9 to 12 that will teach how to create, make, […]

Belle’s Nest in Sierra Madre

Belle’s Nest in Sierra Madre

Belle’s Nest is an ode to the arts; an indoor vintage flea market that takes the American Dream and gives it creative whimsy. Owners Gloria Prins and Elena Alonzo opened the shop in 2010 with the mission to create a store that could be what the global website Etsy is to artists and entrepreneurs—a place […]

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