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Oldies But Goodies {#2}

Welcome to the second round of “Oldies But Goodies”, which I started last month in an attempt to share older, oft-forgotten recipes from the depths of my archives. It...

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Cucumber-Tomato Bruschetta Appetizer

So, I received a challenge of sorts. The folks at Kraft asked if I would be interested in taking part in a recipe contest with two other food bloggers....

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Foodbuzz 24,24,24: Japanese Hanami Menu for Cherry Blossom Festivals

This weekend marks the beginning of the three-week long cherry blossom festival in Washington, D.C., which is the largest festival in the United States. What some people may not...

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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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