Guacamole

Guacamole

Would you believe me if I told that up until a little over a year ago, avocados made me squeamish? I refused to even try one – green and just icky-looking...

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Polenta French Toast

Polenta French Toast

For me, growing up in an Italian family, polenta was always a savory dish and served exclusively in one of two ways: soft-style with red sauce or soft-style with...

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Honey-Oatmeal Sandwich Bread

Honey-Oatmeal Sandwich Bread

Honey-wheat bread was the second loaf of bread that I ever baked from scratch, behind my beloved white bread. As a result, it naturally holds a special place in...

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Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

I don’t know about you, but when I think about thumbprints, I almost always think of them filled with jelly or jam and they usually only show up around...

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Baking FAQ

Baking FAQ: Answers to Common Baking Questions

Raise your hand if you’ve ever had flat cookies, were out of cake flour and didn’t want to go to the store, or experienced a sunken-in cake? I know...

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7 of the Best Ice Cream Recipes

It’s mid-May and summer is knocking at the door. After a run of 70-degree weather, then a dip into the 40’s and back again, I think it’s going to...

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Classic Baby Shower Cookies

I whipped up some cookies for a baby shower this week, and since a few of them are new designs, I wanted to share them with you! These were...

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