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Stars and Stripes Cake

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Addison is becoming a little baker and I just had to share her creation with you.  Addison is in 4-H and will not only be showing her ducks at the Boulder County Fair but also entering a cake into the cake … Continue reading

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Nutella Cake Truffles

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I recently made two birthday cakes for a friend’s 50th birthday party and had lots of leftover trimmings of cake.  With all the duck eggs and butter and love that went into the endeavor I couldn’t bear to just throw … Continue reading

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Tourteau de Chèvre

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Years ago a little kid once told me , “I love cheese and I love cake but I don’t love cheesecake!” I thought the kid was crazy but in recent years I have tried what others in France, Germany and Italy … Continue reading

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Frangipane Strawberry Cake

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This weekend I was invited to a friend’s house for dinner and offered to bring dessert.  I was working at putting my house back together (my basement recently flooded) and before I knew it, it was 4:00 and I was … Continue reading

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Li’l Summer Cakes

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I got inspiration for these cute little cakes from the June 2013 issue of Bon Appetit and their Little Apricot Cake recipe.   Their recipe – butter, chicken eggs, lemon zest! My version – lots of goat cheese, a duck egg, no … Continue reading

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Cookies and Cream Cupcakes

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I love February!  It’s not January (January always mean cold here in Colorado, although you wouldn’t really have been able to tell that towards the end of the month) and it’s not March (the snowiest month in Colorado – uugh). … Continue reading

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Cardamom Almond Tart

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I saw this in December’s Bon Appetit and knew I had to make it…Almonds, Cardamom, need I say more?!

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Helloooooooo Kitty!

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Eight year ago today, I heard the words, “It’s a girl!” and never could I have imagined how those words would change my life.   Lots of things have happened in these last eight years… crazy, disappointing, sad, happy, frustrating, … Continue reading

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Anniversary Whoopie…and a giveaway!

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Last week was a milestone for Strudel and Streusel… on November 23rd, we celebrated our one year anniversary!  We’ve loved blogging and baking separately, skype-ing together, and we’ve achieved my main goal: keeping in touch with Strudel out there in … Continue reading

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The Three Musketeers of Peaches – First Up…Athos!

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  Meet Athos, Porthos and Aramis.  My three musketeers of peaches!  These ripe, Colorado fellas are going to show us how to make three wonderful desserts each with three peaches. 

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