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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bundt Cake with Chocolate Ganache

I wanted to make a cake that was a cross between a pumpkin cake with just a bit of the buttery qualities of a yellow cake-mix-cake, but make it entirely from...

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September 2012 Recipes

It’s the end of the month and time to recap the noteworthy recipes and events from the month: 15 Un-Labor Day Recipes – Fast, easy, and unlaboring recipes Fluffernutter Banana Smoothie...

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Baked Chipotle Sweet Potato and Zucchini Fritters

These fritters came to fruition because I had one sweet potato, which I had intended to make soup with, but realized it wasn’t quite enough for soup. Then I noticed a...

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Thursday Things

Time for this week’s Thursday Things: 1. There’s a large recall extending to 76 items made by Sunland, a Portales, New Mexico-based nut butter maker due to salmonella concerns. I had...

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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...