Soft and Chewy Molasses Spice Cookies

Soft and Chewy Molasses Spice Cookies

When I think about warm, spice-laden molasses cookies, I usually think of chilly fall weather, mugs of hot apple cider and the smell of pumpkin. Perhaps it’s because our...

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The Weekend Dish: 11/15/2014

The Weekend Dish: 3/30/2013

Happy Saturday and Happy (early) Easter! Do you have any big holiday weekend plans? Maybe doing some Easter baking, or having an Easter egg hunt for the kids? We...

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Friday Things

Friday Things

1. I blew out 33 candles on Monday and had a fabulous few days celebrating my birthday with my family and my Chief Culinary Consultant. That cake above is...

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Coconut-Vanilla Bean Cake with Coconut Meringue Buttercream Frosting

For the past few Easters, I have been wanting to make a coconut cake for dessert. It just seems to scream light, fresh… spring! Each year, I never get...

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Paska Bread (Ukrainian or Polish Easter Bread)

Paska Bread (Ukrainian or Polish Easter Bread)

I’m trying to cover all of my heritage bases with Easter recipes this year ┬áMy mom’s side of the family is Italian and that is where I get the...

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Italian Easter Pie

Italian Easter Pie

Last year, I was going through a stack of my grandma’s old recipes when a newspaper clipping fell out from among the myriad of handwritten note cards that she...

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Six-Layer Chocolate Cake with Toasted Marshmallow Filling & Malted Chocolate Frosting

Six-Layer Chocolate Cake with Toasted Marshmallow Filling & Malted Chocolate Frosting

This year, I resumed my tradition of baking myself a birthday cake. Each year I like to pick an extra-special recipe that I’ve had my eye on and make...

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