Monthly Archives: March 2011


Almond Flour is the greatest thing ever…

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OK.  There are lots of things that are great. But I am really, really loving almond flour right now. How did I not know about this stuff until a mere 3 months ago. It’s like the internet, what did I ever do … Continue reading

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March Daring Bakers’ Challenge – Filled Meringue Coffee Cake

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The March 2011 Daring Bakers’ Challenge was hosted by Ria of Ria’s Collection and Jamie of Life’s a Feast.  Ria and Jamie challenged the Daring Bakers to bake a yeasted Meringue Coffee Cake. Just like Ria and Jamie, Strudel and … Continue reading

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Little Cupcakes for a New Little Boy

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Today is a special day.  A new life has just entered the world.   Really, about 30 minutes ago…   His name is Jack Kenneth and he is my nephew.   I am an aunt…

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Banana Kamut Muffins

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Looking for something fast and yummy for breakfast tomorrow morning?

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A Tale of Two Frostings

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My friend Sam has a gig/bake sale tonight with his band the Uncertain Sea.  Check ’em out at the Meadowlark at 8pm!

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Dried Papaya

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Did you know these seeds are edible?   Did you know that when unripe, the papain in this fruit can be used as a meat tenderizer?   Which country produces 25% of the world’s papayas you ask?

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Guinness Cupcakes

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Last week I had the pleasure of attending one of the King Arthur Flour’s demonstrations.   That’s right – KAF came to Denver!   I learned some great tips for making perfect pie crusts and tarts.   I left so excited … Continue reading

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Easy Bruschetta

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  My dad is coming over for dinner tonight and I wanted a quick appetizer to serve him. I love baguettes and wine on a saturday afternoon.  As I was dunking bits of baguette in olive oil seasoned with sea … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cupcakes with Caramel Bourbon Frosting

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Remember that wedding reception I am helping make cupcakes for? The groom requested something chocolatey… and something with Bourbon! I can do that…

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Strawberry Dream Cupcakes

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Strawberries are quite possibly my favorite fruit, although how can anyone choose just one fruit as their favorite.   I love fruit.   Fruit means summer!   Please summer, come soon!  I am done with Mr. Winter!   In an effort to … Continue reading

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