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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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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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Goose Egg Meringue Kisses

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Easter.  Eggs.  Pastels. These are words that evoke thoughts of Spring for me.  As I thought about what I could post to go along with our theme of Easter and Passover fare this month, I immediately thought of pretty little … 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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Chocolate Oatmeal Biscoff Cookies

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 Cookies are a mainstay in my home – during the 30ish days in a month, there are homemade cookies in the house about 23 of those days. I’ve found a few recipes that we love and rotate through – it includes these … Continue reading

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Homemade Nutella

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 The first time I had Nutella, I was 19 years old and living in Israel for the year. The whole “desserts that pretend to be breakfast foods” thing that food companies push was a non-starter for my parents, so growing up, … 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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Salty Carmel Ice Cream with Chocolate and Almond Chunks

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 Hands down, salt is one of my favorite condiments. When I was a kid, my dad used to get annoyed with me at dinner for salting my food before I tasted it, “Morgan!” he’d say, sternly, “How can you know … 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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Caramel Apple Bars

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Wow!  Where did the summer go?  Don’t we all say that?  It really flew right past me this year.  One minute, my daughter was getting out of school… bam!  Now it’s Labor Day weekend! As the nights get cooler here … Continue reading

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