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Carrot Pineapple Banana Bread with Browned Butter Cream Cheese Frosting

If there‚Äôs something I love as much as banana bread, I also hold carrot cake very near and dear. It’s so moist and soft and I love the warming spices and...

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Cinnamon Oatmeal Date Bars with Chocolate Chunks

A hearty bowl of warm oatmeal that’s infused with cinnamon is such a comforting breakfast, but I never budget the time for making hot cereal on busy weekday mornings. So I...

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies + KitchenAid Stand Mixer + $200 Williams-Sonoma Gift Card Giveaway

I have fond childhood memories of baking chocolate chip cookies with my my mom and sister. When my sister and I saw our mom’s circa 1972 split pea green KitchenAid Stand...

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25 National White Chocolate Day Recipes

September 23 is National White Chocolate Day. I know white chocolate isn’t technically considered chocolate but I consider it to be technically delicious. It’s one of my favorite ingredients to use...

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Bananas Foster Shooters

Bananas Foster is one of my favorite desserts. Bananas that caramelize as they’re sauteed with butter, brown sugar, and cinnamon before being flambed with dark rum is a dessert that definitely...

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Thursday Things

Time for this week’s Thursday Things: 1. I found this silver-plated copper serving tray from the turn of the century, approximately 1890-1900, at a local San Diego antique shop. Complete with...

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Lightened Up Vegetable Lasagna Casserole

If you want traditional lasagna, this isn’t it. There are plenty of vegetables and cheese included, but no noodles. Sorry to burst your gluten noodle bubble and all. Instead of using...

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Pumpkin Spice Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Granola

I don’t think I’ve ever met a handful of granola that I didn’t like. The only thing I don’t like about granola is how expensive storebought granola can be. I don’t...

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Cinnamon and Spice

I love cinnamon and like to use it in my cooking and baking whenever possible. Now that fall is approaching, the warming and homey qualities that cinnamon imparts into anything made...

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Spiced Apple and Banana Bundt Cake with Vanilla Caramel Glaze

I made this cake because I wanted to bake something using some of the gorgeous fall apples that are coming into season. This post also coincides with National Apple Dumpling Day,...