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Treat to Try: Soodles Brownies

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Soodles Brownies

Now that the holiday eating season has ended, the time of the great purge has begun. New Year’s resolutions often focus around diet things, and there’s a host of fun themes to follow. Soodles Bake Shop makes goodies that are compatible with almost every purge theme. Of course, Soodles doesn’t aim to be a fad-diet […]

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Treat to Try: Weiland’s Cheese Truffle Assortment

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Weiland’s Cheese Truffle Assortment

Chocolate and cheese might not sound like the most natural of pairings, but it’s not the most unnatural, either. The duo has alliteration going for it. Plus, good ol’ Paula Deen has been making chocolate fudge out of Velveeta for years. What could be better than Velveeta Fudge? How about Weiland’s new Cheese Truffle Assortment? […]

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Treat to Try: Hazelnut Pumpkin Praline Dacquoise

Anne Evans Anne Evans Treat to Try: Hazelnut Pumpkin Praline Dacquoise

In the mood for pumpkin, but don’t want to have another pumpkin roll? Try the Hazelnut Pumpkin Praline Dacquoise at Pistacia Vera. This gluten-free dessert features layers of “almond and hazelnut dacquoise cake, crunchy praline buttercream, & pumpkin marscapone mousse. topped with spiced cream glaze.” It has a pretty arrangement of roasted pepitas on top […]

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Treat to Try: Loralie’s Baking Co. Brownies

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Loralie’s Baking Co. Brownies

Lots of people don’t like cake, but it’s hard to find a person who won’t eat a brownie. Always the first to disappear at potluck dessert tables, there’s something about the density and soft intensity of the treat that makes it irresistible. So, it’s hard to go wrong with Loralie’s Baking Co. Brownies. The bakery […]

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Ohio’s Own: Tasha’s Treats

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Tasha’s Treats

Is it pumpkin season yet? No? … How about now? Is it pumpkin season now? Now? For those who wait all year for pumpkin flavored coffee, ice cream, lattes, soups and pies, the time has come. Pumpkin stuff has hit the shelves. One item that should be on the get-list this year is Pumpkin Chocolate […]

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Treat to Try: Fried Snickers & Ice Cream

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Fried Snickers & Ice Cream

Sadly, the Ohio State Fair’s fried food freak show lasts only a few precious days each summer. Happily, it’s not the only place that fries desserts. Fried gummi bears may have already enjoyed their day in the sun this year, but there’s still a spot to score Fried Snickers in Columbus, and you can get […]

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Treat to Try: Coppa Gelato

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Coppa Gelato

Wait, something called a “gelateria” opened in Westerville? That’s worth the trek through Polaris traffic, just to say, “We hit the gelateria last night! North Siiiiiide!” Sophisticated types might be rolling their eyes. Doesn’t everyone call gelato shops by their proper names? The answer to that question is “no”; the term “gelateria” is novel in […]

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