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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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Salt ‘n’ Pepper Brownies

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After using the Bourbon Barrel Smoked Pepper in a savory biscuit two weeks ago, I really wanted to add this pepper and some fancy salt to something sweet.  I put my own little twist on this recipe! Not only do … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Black Pepper Biscuits

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How many of you have a collection of various salts and peppers in your pantry just waiting to be used?  With all of the tempting varieties of both out there, I’m guessing, there’s at least a few in everyone’s pantry.  … Continue reading

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Crabapple Pie

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I couldn’t let this month of apples go by without telling you that I have finally figured out why people get excited about crabapples.  For 15 years I had a huge, out of control, crabapple tree in my yard that … Continue reading

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An Apple Retrospective

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   I’m slightly resentful that we’re already in Apple Month here at S&S – not because of the fruit itself, of course – but because, as Streusel pointed out, apples are a sign of fall. We never got much of … Continue reading

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