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Tequila Cookie Balls

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This week I thought I would put the alcohol in the Happy Hour treat!  Last Christmas my friend Cristy bestowed upon me the wonderful gift of Booze Balls!  Some had rum, some brandy and other’s had bourbon.  They were little … Continue reading

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Chocolate Meringue Cookies

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 My oldest brother and I went to the same college, and I remember watching him eat like a typical college guy – for example, every week McDonald’s ran a “10 cent Tuesday” special, when you could get a plain hamburger 10 … Continue reading

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The Chocolate Cookie Ate My Samoa!

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Can you believe that the Samoa Cookie and I share a birth year?!  Although I am feeling a little old when I think about turning 40, I was instantly comforted knowing the Samoa Cookie was right there with me! As … Continue reading

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Samoa Coconut Ice Cream Sandwiches

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Many moons ago, I was a Girl Scout – I had the sash, I went to the camp, I made the crafts. And of course, I sold GSCs (Girl Scout Cookies). I remember when my mother was in Law School, … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cherry Coconut Cookies

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It’s here again, the Great Cookie Swap!  This is my third year participating and I loved this one as much as 2011 and 2012!  I think this is my best creation yet!

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Our first egg… and a Cookie!

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It happened, it finally happened! The ducks started laying eggs.  I learned a valuable lesson as a baker who bought ducks solely to have ducks eggs on hand.  Don’t buy young ducks in the middle of summer?  Why?

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Dark Chocolate Balsamic Vinegar Cookies

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Have you tried these Olive Oil and Vinegar shops that have started popping up everywhere?  I love them.  Over the last year I have bought Pineapple White Vinegar, Jalapeno White Vinegar, Chipotle Olive Oil, Sorrento Orange Olive Oil, Peach White … Continue reading

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Which came first? The Duck or the Egg

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I guess in my case it started with the first taste of a delightful duck egg, the ducks soon followed suit!  Let me introduce two new members to our little clan.  Their names are Confit and Marie and they are … Continue reading

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Farro Cookies

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I was recently introduced to Farro, which is really Emmer wheat, used in Italy for various savory recipes like risotto and salads.  It reminds me of pearled barley.  It’s got a meaty texture and I immediately liked it.   Of … Continue reading

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Spring Pansy Cookies

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Although it may be Spring, you wouldn’t know it in Colorado, we keep getting snow!  In all fairness, March is our snowiest month and considering the serious drought we have been in I am grateful for the moisture.  BUT – … Continue reading

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