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Posts Tagged ‘dessert’

Homemade Berry Pie Filling

I recently made a cake for Milli’s birthday, which was sort of a big deal, because while I love to bake, I rarely have time, now that the tiny human is mobile, and even if I did, I rarely make cakes. For her cake this year, I made a simple white bunt cake, but I…

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Grandma’s Christmas Divinity

Christmas is a special time of year, full of memories of family and friends. This time of year, smells and flavors take on new meanings, and I’m always ready to get into my kitchen to cook up a few of those memories. That’s why I wanted to share with you, my grandma Ruby’s recipe for…

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Pecan Bars

I made some fabulous pecan bars for a party on the 4th. One of the things I love about this recipe is it’s like having pecan pie, but doesn’t require as much effort to make or eat. I found this recipe in my Taste of Home baking book and wanted to share it with you.  …

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Things I Learned from Alton Brown

I love making food, especially this time of year.  It’s a time when vacation gives me the opportunity to spend as much of the day as I want in the kitchen, and no one complains that I want to use real butter, lard, and 11 pound bars of eating chocolate in my recipes. As you…

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Poppy Seed Thumbprints

I love thumbprint cookies, and these Poppy Seed Thumbprints are just special enough to make a great treat for Valentine’s Day.  To make them extra special, roll your cookies in sugar before baking. Printable Recipe

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Spiced Spritz with Browned Butter Glaze

I originally found this recipe in the 2012 Land O Lakes holiday cookies publication.  One reason I love this publication is that it has great tips, like what to do when you want to make spritz cookies and don’t have a cookie press.  Did you know you could use an icing bag with a large…

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Spiced Molasses Cookies

This year I’ve decided to try several new recipes, for the holiday season.  I’ve made Red Velvet Fudge – which is amazing, even if it turned out a little dry.  It was totally the fault of my cooking thermometer though… I think I totally need a new one. I made some Subway style chocolate chip…

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