Every city is known for some culinary or drink specialty. New Orleans has Sazerac; Nashville has hot chicken; New York City, pizza; Los Angeles has donuts; and Chicago, Italian beef. And Baltimore? They have Berger cookies and crab cakes, but let’s focus on dessert.
Berger cookies are an institution in Baltimore. Manufactured by hand at the DeBaufre Bakery in West Baltimore, the history of the cookie goes back to the German immigrant Henry Berger, who landed in Baltimore around 1850 and opened a bakery. The Berger bakery was taken over by the DeBaufres in the late 1970s and they have been churning out these beloved cookies ever since. The Berger cookie possesses an ideal blend of nostalgia and sweetness almost too much to bear, but way too good to resist. The cookie itself is a thick, circular shortbread covered in a rich coating of chocolate fudge. The secret is in the ratio of chocolate to cookie — there is more chocolate than you would expect, but it works perfectly with the subtle crunch of the cookie. The bakery was recently in the news for being under threat of closure because its use of trans fat in the fudge coating did not adhere to the government ban that will soon take effect. Unbeknownst to many; however, the bakery has been using a trans fat-free recipe since August 2017 and the fact no one noticed speaks for itself. If you are in Baltimore, pick up a snack pack of these cookies or purchase them online.
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Have you ever been listening to a song and felt chills run down your neck when the singer hits a high note? Or finished a book with a well-executed closing line and seen goosebumps appear on your arms? These body chills, known as Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response, are a natural psychophysiological response in your body brought on by powerful, emotional experiences. In other words, happy tingles.
Celebrating the holidays can be lonely and not an event you’re anticipating. For some it means remembering the loss of friends and family that used to make the holidays filled with merry and joy. For others, the holidays are spent alone because of a circumstance. For instance, many study abroad students spent their holidays alone, away from family due to the cost it takes to go back home and then return to the host country. Fortunately, there are many ways to enjoy the holidays alone.
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Who in their right mind would not jump at the chance to sign up for admittance to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry The app is a stellar, immersive experience that take you on your own Hogwarts journey. Players can get sorted and then make their own decisions to influence the way the game turns out. There are options to buy owls, robes and other witch and wizard memorabilia. Players can also attend classes and learn the same spells made famous by J.K. Rowling. Her expansive world comes to life and captures the attention and imagination of all those playing.