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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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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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Maple Coconut Granola

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 Here’s a thing about me: generally speaking, I’m wildly uncreative. I realize I’ve covered this topic in the past, but it’s worth repeating again this holiday season. Time and time again, I find myself attempting (and failing) to find my … Continue reading

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Strawberry Hand Pies

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This wonderful and easy recipe came out of one of the recent King Arthur Flour Catalogs that I get in the mail.  Do you get these catalogs?  They have some really great stuff in them so if you are not familiar with … Continue reading

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Brown Sugar Fudge

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I went to a Kentucky Derby party yesterday and wanted to bring something sweet and something southern.  What better cookbook to find something that fits both of these categories than “The Back in the Day Bakery Cookbook”.  Maybe you all … Continue reading

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Palmiers

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Feel like a little Palm Tree or Elephant Ear?  Who doesn’t!  Did you think I would share Cheese Straws with you and not the quintessential puff pastry creation?  Of course not, you are my friends. So come on over.  Sit.  Eat … 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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Whole Wheat Cheese Scones

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I woke up this weekend craving a savory scone.  I have posted scones before (from The Back in the Day Bakery Cookbook) but this time I altered them to satisfy my savory craving.  

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Li’l Italian Butter Knots

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Yippee!  In 4 days I will be boarding a plane for my dream vacation – Italy.  Florence, Rome, Naples… Here I Come!!! You may remember from this post that I have always wanted to go to Italy.  Even better I … Continue reading

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