Monthly Archives: April 2012


Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

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  Last week I had a “must-have-cookies-immediately!” moment and went in search of one of my favorite store brands, the Peanut Butter Creme Sandwich Cookie. The cookies are in mass supply in Denver, but despite trips to three  – THREE! – … Continue reading

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Horseradish Mashed Potatoes

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  Hi Friends!   Just wanted to check in and say hello. I apologize for going missing… Brandon and I decided that we should buy a house, and it’s become an all-consuming process. Wish us luck as we plod our … Continue reading

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Takin’ down the Bacon in Denver

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  I am the luckiest girl on the planet!  Wanna know why? I was invited to attend the 2012 Denver Bacon Takedown!   All they asked in return?  Come eat some bacon and do what you do, blog about it! … Continue reading

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Chocolate and Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

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Have you ever made something that turned out so disastrous, you thought you were doomed…   But then in a moment of desperation you pull out an idea in the hopes of not wasting the butter or cocoa!   And … Continue reading

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Minnie Skirt Cupcakes

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  Look at this adorable plate I bought at Target!   My friend, Suzy, took one look at it and said,  “Wouldn’t a cupcake fit on top of Minnie’s skirt?

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No Knead Pizza Dough

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  I’ve been pretty focused on white flour and yeast lately; unfortunately, I can’t help it. While we certainly do eat other things (I’ve been supplementing our diet with lots of kale chips recently) it’s always hard to resist a … Continue reading

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The Perfect Vanilla Cupcake at High Altitude

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Strudel and I have posted about the Baked Cookbooks many, many, many, many, many times.  See – I told you!   These must-have cookbooks; Baked Explorations and New Frontiers in Baking are my go to books when I need to … Continue reading

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Science of Custards & Creams …and a Fruit Tart

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  Spring is here!  It has put me in the mood for fresh berries and fruit tarts!   While making pastry cream for the first time, I decided to delve into how it all works and was  intrigued by the science … Continue reading

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