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Perfect Day Off

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Sparkling or Still.” Depending on when my day off happens, my ideal plan varies a bit, but it generally involves making something.  One of my favorite ideal days is as follows: Sleep … Continue reading

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Striped Halloween Shortbread Cookies

In honor of Halloween, I decided to do some holiday baking this weekend.  Multi-colored shortbread cookies really lend themselves to holiday baking because they pack a visual punch, are easier to make than they look, and are a flexible base … Continue reading

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Awesome Lemon Sugar Cookies

It’s important to have a few tried & true crowd-pleasing recipes you can pull out in a pinch and use to whip up something everyone will love.  Up until now, whenever I needed cookies everyone was pretty much guaranteed to … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Blueberry Rolls

Every now and then, I get a hankering for some cinnamon raisin bread.  However, the part I like the most is the cinnamon swirls.  The raisins are pretty “meh.”  Of course, when you bake it at home instead of getting … Continue reading

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The Secret to a Great Fruit Tart is Chocolate

The nice thing about fruit tarts is that they seem really impressive, but they can actually be made quite simply.  I’ve experimented a lot with crusts and I’m going to share the crust I like the best. Crust 1 cup … Continue reading

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