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Blueberry and Cream Cheese Muffin Top Bread

I love muffin tops. Those sweet, super moist crowns that adorn muffins, but are gone in about three bites. So I decided to bake a whole  loaf of bread that tastes...

15 Sweet Valentine’s Day Recipes

It’s that time of year when pink and red are everywhere, along with a healthy dose of chocolate. 15 Valentine’s Day Favorites include: Festive Cookies 1. Strawberry Cake Mix Cookies with...

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$100 Giftcard and Special K Prize-Pack Giveaway

Awards season is almost here, which means it’s the perfect time to get together with friends and catch up on this year’s nominations and host an awards show viewing party. And...

Friday Things

Time for some Friday Things: 1. Thanks to the Huffington Post for featuring my Homemade Thin Mints in their Girl Scout Cookies feature The next day they featured 3 recipes in...

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Fruit Seed and Nut Crackers

I’m a major fan of crackers of any sort. Except really expensive ones. Rather than fork over big bucks for a tiny package of gourmet crackers, I decided to make my...

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Thick and Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Oatmeal raisin cookies tend to be under-rated and get the brush-off. But I especially love thick, chunky, chewy, oatmeal cookies loaded with raisins. When they’re done right, a great oatmeal raisin...

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Nutella Chocolate Chip Baklava

This is not traditional baklava and I’m sure a Greek grandmother somewhere is cursing me. But I sure was happy. This is the first time I’ve ever made baklava and it...

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Browned Butter Buttermilk Banana Bread with Strawberry Butter

Are there enough B’s in that title for you? I can think of more. Brown sugar, beautiful, bouncy, beyond good. Anytime you take the tenderizing and fluffing effects of buttermilk, combined...

The Newlywed Cookbook Giveaway

I’m far from a newlywed and have been married for almost 12 years, but that hasn’t stopped me from enjoying Robin Miller’s The Newlywed Cookbook Robin is the host of the...

Sweet Potato Recipes

I love sweet potatoes and here are 10 Favorite Sweet Potato and Related Recipes: Baked Chipotle Sweet Potato and Zucchini Fritters (vegan, GF) -Healthier because they’re baked rather than fried Sweet...