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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...

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One Hour Whole Wheat Pizza Dough

This dough just opened up a whole new pizza-making world. It only takes one hour to make and rise. And it’s a now-or-later dough. Make it now or save it for...

January 2013 Recipes

It’s the last day of the month and time to recap the noteworthy recipes and events from the month: Snickerdoodle Cookie Granola Bars (no-bake, vegan, GF) – These very chewy and...

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Carrot Cake Loaf with Cream Cheese Frosting

When it’s done right, carrot cake with cream cheese frosting is one of my favorite indulgences. And this is my new favorite recipe for carrot cake. I’m really picky about carrot...

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Creamy Cherry and Lemon Bars

I wanted to make something in the spirit of Valentine’s Day. And use up various baking project leftovers. This is the result. From the Maraschino Cherry White Chocolate Cookies and the...

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Coconut Oil White Chocolate Cookies

I don’t know why I waited this long to make cookies with coconut oil. Cookie baking will never be the same. I’m no stranger to using, cooking, and baking with coconut...