January 2017

January on Planet Byn {2017}

January 31, 2017 Monthly Recaps
Franks Best

I really tried this to cook at home in January and bring my lunch to work every day, which turns out is easy on your bank account but SUPER BORING. Instead I had friends over a couple times and tried out a bunch of new recipes. Here’s a recap: January always kicks off with a […]

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Chicago Eats {July 2016}

January 18, 2017 Travel
Chicago at Night

This past July, I confirmed something I’ve suspected was true for a long time: Chicago is the perfect place for a long weekend trip. I’ve wanted to go forever, especially since I was supposed to attend a conference there a few years ago (but ended up not going), and had to hear my entire office […]

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Salty Honey Pie

January 11, 2017 Pies, Tarts & Pudding
Salty Honey Pie

I’ve seen this recipe for Salty Honey Pie on so many blogs over the past few years, and have always been intrigued by it. It sounded kind of weird, but kind of like Crack Pie, but also maybe like a butter tart with honey instead of corn syrup. When Kristine and I went to Cake […]

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Baked Sunday Mornings: Baked Ultimate Birthday Cake

January 1, 2017 Baked Sunday Mornings

We’re kicking off another year of Baked Sunday Mornings by celebrating the anniversary of the first Baked NYC, which opened on January 1st! Here’s the boys’ Ultimate Birthday Cake, which is a Very Vanilla Cake, topped with a Very Vanilla frosting, and a whole lot of sprinkles. I halved the recipe to make one cute […]

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