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Quintuple Chocolate Fudgy Brownie Cookies

These cookies are for the serious chocaholic. Five different types of chocolate is used. Yes, five: cocoa powder, bittersweet baking chocolate, semi-sweet chocolate chips, chocolate truffles, and chopped chocolate-filled Oreo cookies....

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Nielsen-Massey Vanilla Sampler Giveaway

Nielsen-Massey vanilla is the creme de la creme of vanilla. I’ve used it in the past and recently received samples of three products, and just like my memories, they are of...

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Weekend Things

Time for an installment of Weekend Things: 1. I’m en route to Aruba and we’ll be at our house there for the month of December. We spend December there every year...

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November 2012 Recipes

It’s the end of the month and time to recap the noteworthy recipes and events from the month: Cranberry Bliss Bars {Starbucks Copycat recipe} – One of the best desserts I’ve...

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Cranberry Pineapple Mango Preserves

I love jelly, jam, sauces, chutney, compote, dips, dressing, spreads, frosting, and preserves. Anything that can be slathered onto something else, I want it. And I’ll take extra. I enjoy dips...

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Caramel Apple Crumble Pie

I almost didn’t make this pie. But it took me all of five minutes to put it together and I’m so glad I did. I was working in the kitchen Thanksgiving...

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Cinnamon Roll Coffee Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze

I love cinnamon rolls but they’re a bit time consuming to make. This cake is not. No actual cinnamon rolls are made for this coffee cake so for those of you...

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Chocolate Chip and Chunk Cookies

I’ve been on the quest to find the perfect end-all be-all chocolate chip cookie recipe. And this recipe is as close as I’ve come. The process of making the dough follows...

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Tiny Food Party Cookbook Giveaway

I recently received a copy of Tiny Food Party!: Bite-Size Recipes for Miniature Meals, co-authored and photographed by Teri Lyn Fisher and Jenny Park. They also co-author the inspiring and fun...

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Barbados Food & Wine and Rum Festival

Last weekend I was in Barbados at the Barbados Food & Wine and Rum Festival, sponsored by Food & Wine and American Express Publishing. It was the culinary event of the...