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 Post subject: gourmet birthday presents
PostPosted: Mon Dec 13, 2010 8:36 pm 
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My partner got me some pretty awesome presents this bday:
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The kit contained enough for 3 batches - you just had to melt the cocoa powder/butter then add the little container of agave. It also came with candy wrappers & 3 actual cacao beans to taste.

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Turned into this:
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The hibiscus flowers (in champagne) were delicious, kind of like raspberry gummy bears. The chocolates were out of this world good (and so easy to make). They melted in your mouth like a truffle.

I also got some cupcakes from papa ganache bakery in keyport nj:
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Coconut chocolate, death by chocolate, gf raspberry key lime cheezecake, berry & vanilla frosting on chocolate cake, pistachio & red velvet. I shared them with a few people but cut them so we could have a taste of each & they were all sooo good!

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 Post subject: Re: gourmet birthday presents
PostPosted: Mon Dec 13, 2010 8:40 pm 
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Can I have your partner?


and your gifts please!

Those look so good! Lucky you!

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 Post subject: Re: gourmet birthday presents
PostPosted: Tue Dec 14, 2010 2:02 am 
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AH!! Those cupcakes look amazing! And making your own chocolate is always super fun!


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 Post subject: Re: gourmet birthday presents
PostPosted: Tue Dec 14, 2010 6:54 am 
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Those cupcakes look soooo good! Awesome birthday!


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 Post subject: Re: gourmet birthday presents
PostPosted: Tue Dec 14, 2010 9:32 am 
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champagne and chocolate sounds just about right for a birthday celebration


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 Post subject: Re: gourmet birthday presents
PostPosted: Tue Dec 14, 2010 1:05 pm 
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Wow, those cupcakes look damn good. It's only noon, but I could go for that fancy champagne.


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 Post subject: Re: gourmet birthday presents
PostPosted: Tue Dec 14, 2010 1:08 pm 
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Happy (belated) birthday! Great presents!


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 Post subject: Re: gourmet birthday presents
PostPosted: Tue Dec 14, 2010 1:16 pm 
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Those cupcakes look amazing!

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 Post subject: Re: gourmet birthday presents
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Is it weird that I recognized both of those items from thinkgeek.com? I was considering buying them.

And now I'm seriously craving cupcakes.

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 Post subject: Re: gourmet birthday presents
PostPosted: Tue Dec 14, 2010 3:16 pm 
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Amelie wrote:
Is it weird that I recognized both of those items from thinkgeek.com? I was considering buying them.

And now I'm seriously craving cupcakes.

Haha he did get them from thinkgeek. At first I thought oh no, did he get me another dumb iPod charger? Thank goodness no, these presents were much tastier. :)

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 Post subject: Re: gourmet birthday presents
PostPosted: Tue Dec 14, 2010 4:55 pm 
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i want to face plant in those cupcakes


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 Post subject: Re: gourmet birthday presents
PostPosted: Tue Dec 14, 2010 7:35 pm 
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damn, those cupcakes! looks like the beginning of a great birthday!


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 Post subject: Re: gourmet birthday presents
PostPosted: Tue Dec 14, 2010 9:18 pm 
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They have those exact same hibiscus flowers at my local bottlo. I never really knew why they were there, but now it makes sense.

And I would just stick my entire face in that box of cupcakes.

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What a great present!


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Awesome, tasty birthday! Very cool.


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pretty awesome :) and happy late b-day.

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 Post subject: Re: gourmet birthday presents
PostPosted: Wed Dec 15, 2010 5:21 pm 
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what great presents!

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