Chocolate Toffee Dipped Sugar Cookies

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When I was younger, I remember having a sugar cookie recipe that would bake up into the most pillowy, thick, melt-in-your-mouth cookies ever.  It was my undisputed favorite recipe for sugar cookies.  Unfortunately, I didn’t manage to keep track of that recipe through the years, and I have been searching for it ever since! I’ve… read more »

Fantastic Fudge You Need to Make This Christmas

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  Here we are, less than a week away from Christmas, and you still haven’t decided what to give to everyone on your list?  Fudge might be your solution.  It’s rich and decadent and looks so pretty and fancy when cut into neat little squares and packaged into cute holiday-themed tins.  There’s also about a… read more »

10 Fun Christmas Cookie Ideas!

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Christmas is indisputably the time of year for baking, gifting and eating lots and lots of cookies!!  The talented bloggers from all over the world have been busy little elves posting up some delicious and unique ideas to add to your cookie repertoire this year, so I decided to round up a few that caught… read more »

Chocolate Dipped Peppermint Meringues

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As strange as this sounds, meringues are one of my favorite types of cookies.  They’re light, cute, easy to make, and there’s so much you can do with them!  They’re also perfect for the holidays and colder months, as these little guys do not play well with humidity.  They will drink up any available moisture… read more »

Citrus Olive Oil Muffins

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Most of you have probably heard of the classic olive oil cake, which is tender and lovely with a prominent olive oil flavor and perhaps a hit of citrus.  But did you know that olive oil is an awesome substitute for vegetable oil or melted margarine or butter in many of your baked goods?  Using… read more »

5 Tips to Instantly Become a Better Baker!

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  Have you ever had high hopes for a delicious baked treat, only to have it end in total disaster?  Here are some basic tips to be aware of that will hopefully help you in your future baking endeavors.  Enjoy!

Halloween 2013

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Halloween is behind us, and the 2013 holiday season has officially been kicked off!

Pumpkin Pie with Ginger Snap Crust and Sorghum Whipped Cream

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I made this pie two weekends ago, and I was drawn to Alton Brown’s recipe for pumpkin pie because of the unique use of crushed ginger snaps in the crust instead of graham crackers.  We both adore the bold, spicy flavor of ginger snaps, so we figured this one would be a real winner.

Easy Cornbread Recipe, Revised

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Everyone needs a good recipe for cornbread in their arsenal.  I first posted this recipe two years ago (wow, it was two years ago exactly, how weird is that?) as a last minute addition, hence the iPhone photo on the first post.  I shared that photo on Twitter and was immediately covered in requests to… read more »