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German’s Chocolate Cream Cheese Brownies

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Just when I thought Spring had arrived, wintry weather reared its ugly head!  Springtime in Colorado can be very indecisive and this month is no exception.  It was 80 last week and today it is snowing!  Being stuck inside made me … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Cocoa Nib Cookies

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 Even though we declared that it’s Passover/Easter recipe month here at S&S, since both holidays have come and gone, it seems reasonable that I can instead just post whatever I want to. I’m therefore using the opportunity to once again … Continue reading

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Pavlova for Passover

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Strudel and I typically only see each other once a year and it’s usually when she comes back to Denver to visit family during Passover.  Although she never feels too far away because of this blog, it’s so great to hug one … Continue reading

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Chocolate Dipped Macaroons

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 Streus and I decided for a holiday-themed April; with Passover and Easter this month, we figured it was an excellent opportunity to dig up some recipes we like for the season.   I’m of the Passover celebrating persuasion and per … Continue reading

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Lemon Lime Rounds

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With the last of this month’s cookie posts I decided to convert another cake to a cookie.  I was inspired by the recent King Arthur Flour catalog I received in the mail.  In it was a recipe for Lemon Streusel Coffee … Continue reading

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Coffee Malteds

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 As I’ve started baking my way through “Dorie’s Cookie’s” I’m finding recipes with ingredients not commonly found in cookies (a mincemeat option for cookie bars, for example – I’m assuming she means the kind without beef).  I love hearing about how other … Continue reading

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Shoofly Cookies

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When Strudel suggested a cookie month, I knew I had tons of cookbooks in my kitchen that I could search for a cookie to reinvent.  Then a friend at work really needed cheering up this week and her favorite thing that … Continue reading

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Coconut Bread Cake

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 First up, I am totally cheating on this month’s theme – there’s nothing really multicultural about this post other than I had coconut “bread” (it was really cake in loaf form) at one of my favorite coffee shops in Seattle, a … Continue reading

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Spiced Apple Pie Filling

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 Happy Daylight Saving time! And a very happy November to you, as well. Here in Seattle, we’ve far-too-easily stepped into fall; we didn’t get much of a summer, so fall actually feels a little more palatable – now, my expectations … Continue reading

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Mushroom Ricotta Galette

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 My dad was visiting a few weeks back, and when he learned that I didn’t have a pastry ring, he was horrified – just horrified – that I was missing such an essential cooking tool. I pretended like I didn’t … Continue reading

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