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Get Your Baked Goods At The Drunk Alpaca

Jessica Oen and Stephania Halverson have a passion for baking and so this year, in 2016, they waded into their small business venture and “The Drunk Alpaca” was born. Currently the pair is taking their baked goods to farmer’s markets all around the state of Connecticut, but the dream is to someday have a bakery Read more…

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It’s All Opa! To Me

Did someone mention Greek food? Well, if you go to the annual Odyssey Festival at Saint Barbara Greek Orthodox Church in Orange, Connecticut, it’s all about that Mediterranean fare. Let’s start with the pastries, life is short right? Heading up the baking team is pastry chairman, Helen Wachter, whom you’ll see in the video below. Read more…

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Take A Trip To Bavaria Without Leaving Home

Who doesn’t need a little taste of Bavaria in their life, especially when it comes in the form of a Franconian Apple Strudel. That is one of Dagmar Ratensperger’s specialties which she whips up at her cozy little spot in Old Saybrook, Connecticut called Dagmar’s Desserts and Cafe. Dagmar first transplanted herself in Connecticut from Read more…

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Baking Up Something Sweet

When I was growing up in South Bend, Indiana a very similar place that my family went to was called The Dainty Maid and it was family owned and all the birthday cakes that we didn’t make came from there. At the Cozy Corner Bake Shop in Killingworth, they have one of those wonderful cake Read more…

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