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Yom Kippur Challah

We will have Challah on Friday, Sept 29th, for Yom Kippur by preorder only. (Our bread this week is English Muffins and Harvest Loaf.) Please have your orders in by Tuesday the 26th at the latest. Thank you! The loaves are $11 each.

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Our new supply of beautiful Artisan baskets from Ghana!

We got a new shipment this week of baskets, although one part of the order is held up in Customs. We sold half the bike baskets the first day we put them out, so if you’d like one of these but can’t make it in, let us know and we can hold it for you! More (of different styles) coming soon! (As soon as Customs disgorges them!)

Bike basket! #1

Bike basket #2. See the nice leather straps!

basket # 3 black and white.

Bike Basket #4

Bike Basket #5

Bike basket # 6.

Bike Basket #7

Bike Basket #8

A gorgeous basket, an art piece on its own or multi-purpose!

#2 “ten cow” basket. Exquisite workmanship.

#3 “ten cow”. So vibrant!

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Boston Cream Pie fun facts

First, a reminder that we are closed July 2-10th! Second, did you know that Boston Cream Pie is not a pie at all, but rather a cake? So we’ve made a smaller version in a cupcake size. Here is Mallory making them!

Mallory making Boston Cream pie

Vanilla cupcake is cored out and replaced with vanilla cream

Chocolate Italian buttercream is piped on top

Then drizzled with dark chocolate!

 

 

 

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A feel good buy!

Boston peeps, if you are looking for a special gift for yourself or others, please consider buying our newly arrived baskets from Ghana. We are selling these, along with handmade bracelets and hand knitted stuffed animals (from https://revifamily.org) at Violette Bakers.The Revi items go to support Syrian widows in Izmir, Turkey. The Ghana baskets are produced by some of the top basket artisans in that country. Ghana has a GDP that is 126th lowest in the world, making it one of the poorest countries, and one most likely where people will leave to become economic refugees. We are selling the baskets to help support people to stay in their homes, and because they are fabulously beautiful. These are no ordinary baskets, they are works of art. We also have 3 bike baskets for sale!

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Coconut Macaroons for Passover

Chocolate dipped macarons

We will have Coconut Macaroons and Chocolate Dipped Coconut Macaroons this week for Passover.

Also suitable for Passover are the following:

  • Orange-Almond cake (made with almond flour) (DF)
  • Flourless chocolate Cake (no flour)
  • Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies (no flour)
  • French Macarons (almond flour)

We use Organic Powdered Sugar (on French Macarons only) which contains Tapioca Starch, NOT corn starch, so its Passover appropriate.

Please note, we are NOT Kosher certified.

 

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End of season of Pot Pies + Chocolate Chip Specialty Cookie

Stock up on your Pot Pies. We are making them for 2 more weeks (available until Easter week). Then we won’t have them again until next Christmas!

We made an Adult Chocolate Chip cookie this week as a treat. It has dark chocolate chunks, macadamia nuts, orange zest and a hint of Kirsch (French cherry liquor). The Kirsch mainly blends all the flavors and makes all the tastes more vibrant. (No its not because you get drunk eating the cookie — the alcohol bakes off!) Come in and try one (before we eat them all. Lol!)

 

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