Apple Galette

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While things have been super quiet on the blog here lately, they have been anything but quiet at home.  We are really adjusting well to our new life as a family of four.  With all the needs of our newborn and the other starting “big boy school”, we run the gamete of activities required for […]

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Rosemary Shortbread Cookies

rosemary shortbread cookies

Hello, everyone!!! I have taken a bit of a hiatus over the last few weeks to endure the final couple of miserable weeks of pregnancy and the first 8 days of the most glorious family time with our new family of four.  We are so in love with our Baker Man, Baby Baker, Love Muffin, […]

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Strawberry Sorbet

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Alright it’s Saturday and I think that means CSA pickup day!! You may be getting the last of the strawberry harvest and if you really want to please your family and certainly your own palate, then you will definitely want to make this super easy and delicious Strawberry Sorbet. I don’t have an ice cream […]

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Angel Food Cake with Tart Cherry Topping

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I recently shared this yummy cake on What’s Cooking with Ruthie for my monthly guest contributor post.  Angel food cake is one of those desserts that even though it is still dessert, it ranks pretty low-ish on the guilt scale.  It is light and spongy and can be topped with just about anything.  I found the most […]

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Chocolate Sour Cream Bundt Cake with Ghirardelli White Chocolate Glaze

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Two words come to mind when I think about this cake……..Crazy and Devil.  There is an old saying that says “The devil is in the details.”  That is definitely a very true statement for me and my life.  Details are the things that I just can’t disregard.  I am planner and seem to have a […]

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Cherry Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

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Y’all know how much I love my chocolate covered cherries.  I mean, I made a homemade chocolate covered cherry and even made a chocolate covered cherry martini, so it should come as no surprise that I made it into a cheesecake!!!!!   Clearly the cheesecake and I have made great friends during the last few weeks […]

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Olive Oil Cake

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Hey guys! Mardi Gras is fast approaching, which means Ash Wednesday is right around the corner, too, and for those of us giving up sweets for Lent, now is the time to get them all in! This week will be filled with sugary, tasty sweets and a few indulgent non-sweet recipes that probably should hit […]

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Nutella Cheesecake Bars

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I knew from the second that bar code crossed the scanner at the grocery store that I was IN TROUBLE……you see, I have avoided Nutella for over 5 years.  I love it so much that when I  buy the jar, I might as well just grab the biggest spoon and finish it in one sitting. […]

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Homemade Vanilla Extract

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Making your own vanilla extract is easy and is a great way to make your baked goods even more homemade.  This past weekend we had our reveal party to find out the gender of the new little addition to our family.  I decided to go with an early afternoon sweets party to cut down on […]

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Homemade Chocolate Covered Cherries

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I love chocolate covered cherries!!!! I mean I LOVE chocolate covered cherries!! I love somewhere around early November when the convenient stores have those little boxes positioned so perfectly at the register.  I always have to bring an extra 34 cents to add to my usual $1.41 that I bring in for daily diet coke, […]

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