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Peanut Butter-Fudge Cheesecake {My 30th Birthday Cake}

Today is the big day. Today I turn the big 3-0. I don’t look a day over 29, do I? I certainly don’t feel thirty. Not that I’m sure...

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Easy Vanilla Bean Buttercream

Since posting my last couple of cakes (see Tinkerbell and Super Mario Brothers), I have received a number of comments and emails from readers asking what types of recipes,...

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Super Mario Brothers Birthday Cake

This was easily the most fun cake I have made to date. For any kid who grew up in the 1980’s, there is undoubtedly a soft spot in your...

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Irish Soda Bread Scones

I’m not particularly big on celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, but I do usually like to make something ethnic on March 17th, so when I saw a variation of Irish...

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Good Eats in NYC

Well, this pretty much sums up what the weather was like over the weekend in New York. Talk about a monsoon! Drenched clothes, sopping wet hair, and three umbrellas...

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St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

Ahh, St. Patrick’s Day. The day to revel in all things Irish and green: corned beef and cabbage, corned beef hash, Irish soda bread, green beer, Irish Car Bomb...

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