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Peaches and Cream Biscuits

The holidays are sneaking up around the corner.  That means baking time!!  I love baking! One of my favorite things to do in the afternoon when I have the house to myself is to turn on one of my favorite shows, Homeland, Boardwalk Empire, Game of Thrones, and a few others and watch an episode […]

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4th of July M&M Chocolate Cookie Bars

This is a great dessert to take to your 4th of July Cookout, for the adults and kids.  Beware with 1 cup of brown sugar these little devils are addictive!! 2 cups plus 2 Tbsp flour ½ tsp salt ½ tsp baking soda 12 Tbsp unsalted butter butter, melted and cooled slightly 1 cup light […]

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Yellow Cupcake with Chocolate Frosting

This is a simple cupcake recipe that everyone will enjoy! Cupcake: 1 1/2 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 2 large eggs, at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup sugar 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled 2/3 cup buttermilk Frosting: 1 bag milk chocolate chips […]

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Baked Zucchini Fries

With my Garden starting the daily flow of Zucchini, I have been trying out new ways to cook up this persistent veggie. There is nothing like walking out to your garden and picking your own produce to serve up a dinner.  The zucchinis were still warm from the sun as I prepared this recipe, that […]

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I Had a Pretty Fabulous Week!

This week has been pretty exciting for me. On Monday I was notified by Jessica at A Lot on Your Plate that I had won her Baking Competition with my Chocolate Shortbread Cookie tipped in Chocolate Recipe.  I was pretty thrilled!  I did a little fist pump!  She posted my recipe on her blog and […]

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Perfect Peach Cake

This cake is so delicious, I always remember it when I have an abundance of peaches on my counter from the trees in the backyard.  It truly is delectable! 2 1/2 pounds peaches, pitted and cut into 1/2″ thick wedges 5 tablespoons peach schnapps 4 teaspoons lemon juice 6 tablespoons plus 1/3 cup granulated sugar […]

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Kale Chips

Okay, I have to admit that I have known for quite awhile how good Kale is for you, but Kale is a bit intimidating for me.  Why, you ask?  It doesn’t look good!  I have seen recipes for baked Kale Chips, watched celebrity chefs make baked Kale Chips, heard that they are as addictive as […]

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Peanut Butter-Chocolate-Coconut Cookies

I know what your thinking “really another dessert recipe, this will be your 4th in a row”, but let me defend myself.  Today is National Peanut Butter Cookie Day!  Yep, I kid you not!  So with Peanut Butter being one of my FAVORITE foods, I had to pay it homage.  I started out with just […]

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Cherry Cake

A bag of Cherries is a beautiful and tempting sight for me.  When the grocery stores starts placing the plump cherries out in the produce section, I start buying them.  I have to admit everyone in my house loves to pop the sweet gems in their mouth, but still I try to find ways to […]

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Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies Tipped in Chocolate

These cookies are so simple to make, with limited ingredients, time and easy clean-up.  They look so elegant and are quite addictive! 2 sticks of butter, room temperature 1/3 cup sugar 1/3 cup brown sugar Pinch of salt 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla 2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup chocolate chips 2 cup of bittersweet 60% […]

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