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Strawberry Shortcakes

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What could be more classic and more summer than Strawberry Shortcakes!  I found a wonderfully easy recipe in a great cookbook that I have been wanting to share with all of you so now is the perfect time! A friend … Continue reading

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Baklava

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This dessert was *not* inspired by a long-standing desire to make baklava – I do love it, but we’ve already got a lovely recipe on our blog – but then we had an incident in our home that put honey on my … Continue reading

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Arlene’s Apple Tart

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 This July brings “classic desserts” month here to S&S – meaning that Streusel and I have every excuse we’ve ever needed to spend the month baking our favorite desserts. This was perfect for me, as I was gifted this recipe … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Cherry Pudding

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I couldn’t let cherry month end without sharing a dessert that I grew up eating.  One of my fondest memories of my grandma is her cherry pudding.  She lived in Ohio and whenever we would visit she would always make … Continue reading

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Cherry Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

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I’m so excited it’s that cherry time of year!  I am also excited it’s finally hot here in Denver and now it can be a justifiable ice cream time of year.  When it’s cold out I don’t feel nearly as worthy of … Continue reading

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Strawberry Mousse

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This is an easy and fluffy strawberry mousse, perfect for this weekend’s celebrations!  Let’s officially kick off this first unofficial weekend of summer with something full of strawberry flavor.  This recipe is easy but let me warn you, it uses … Continue reading

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Strawberry Graham Ice Cream

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 Summer is coming, and while other people get ready by doing things like tanning, or perhaps setting up outdoor furniture, or maybe even switching out their wardrobes, I’ve started off my prep this year by making fruity ice cream. Because along … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Cupcakes with Strawberry Buttercream

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 I know I’ve discussed this on the blog before – fruity desserts aren’t my thing; mostly, I think of it as a missed opportunity to be eating chocolate, caramel, or peanut butter. I did experience some personal growth in the … Continue reading

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Chocolate Caramel Cookie Bars

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As I sat eating half a box of Samoa Girl Scout cookies yesterday morning for breakfast, I was having trouble figuring out what to make for our chocolate theme this month.  Then it hit me!  I have always wanted to … Continue reading

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Crepes with Strawberries, Bananas, and Chocolate Peanut Butter Sauce

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 You’ll have to forgive me for getting February’s theme started in late January – I am usually very good at following rules – but when Streusel suggested chocolate (she was clear that she wanted this theme “even though Valentine’s day … Continue reading

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