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Triple C Clusters

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When it comes to airplane snacks or snacks in general, next to cashews, my next favorite snack is chocolate.  I recently went to my favorite spice store, Savory Spice, and was inspired to make some cashew clusters with a twist, … 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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Pomegranate Molasses

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I love pomegranates!  I ate an entire one yesterday. I visited Armenia almost 10 years ago and became fascinated with this fruit while there.  Armenians believe the fruit symbolizes fertility.  They make a wonderful wine of pomegranate and depict the fruit … 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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Homemade Simple Syrups

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I am so excited that it’s homemade gift month here at S & S.  Hanukkah and Christmas are right around the corner and I know I love getting thoughtful homemade gifts.  You? In the spirit of homemade gifts I discovered … Continue reading

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Homemade Butter

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I was having coffee with my friend Cristy yesterday and trying to figure out what to make next for the blog.  When I was lamenting about what homemade item I could make next, she immediately asked if I had ever made … Continue reading

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Challah

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 So it’s only after I planned, baked, and started to prep this post that I realized I was posting a challah recipe on Easter Sunday. I beg ignorance, since it’s not my holiday, though knowing this in advance will save … Continue reading

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Sourdough Crackers

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As much as I try not to love crackers, I just can’t help myself.  The problem with crackers… I can mindlessly eat about 2000 before my stomach screams, “STOP”! I typically don’t repost a recipe from another blogger unless I can tweak it … Continue reading

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Streusel’s Favorite Kitchen Tools

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If you have a kitchen lover in your circle of friends and family, and need a gift for them this holiday season, any of these would be well appreciated!  I had a hard time choosing only nine of my favorite … Continue reading

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My Favorite Kitchen Tools

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 Not surprisingly, when Streusel and I give gifts to one another, they’re usually kitchen items that we love, and want to ensure the other person gets to experience that same kitchen-tool nirvana. In honor of that – and because we’re in … Continue reading

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