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(Finally) Spicy Speculoos

(Finally) Spicy Speculoos

Find out how we put the zing into these Northern European classics. Continue reading

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The Battle of the Belge

The Battle of the Belge

I visited Brussels on a weekend excursion during my semester abroad in Spain in 2006. Against a backdrop of chalky Art Nouveau and Gothic buildings that could’ve used a good power wash, the city is trampled on by the leaders of Europe that blow through on official business like the gray clouds that so often … Continue reading

Mint Brussels Cookies

Mint Brussels Cookies

Based on the Pepperidge Farm classics, these sandwich cookies will be the first to disappear on any cookie plate. They are especially festive for the holidays with the chocolately-minty goodness, but bakers can substitute the mint chocolate for white chocolate or dulce de leche. The cookie is crispy and the mint chocolate filling is refreshing and rich. Continue reading