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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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Frangipane Strawberry Cake

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This weekend I was invited to a friend’s house for dinner and offered to bring dessert.  I was working at putting my house back together (my basement recently flooded) and before I knew it, it was 4:00 and I was … Continue reading

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Bike to Work Muffins

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  It’s Bike to Work Day today in Colorado.  My work had a station, the Colorado Proud Station.  In honor of all the great Colorado grown produce I made 80 Cherry Almond Muffins to pass out to weary and hungry cyclists.  Actually … Continue reading

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Marquise on Meringue

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The May 2011 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Emma of CookCraftGrow and Jenny of Purple House Dirt. They chose to challenge everyone to make a Chocolate Marquise. The inspiration for this recipe comes from a dessert they prepared at … Continue reading

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Banana Chocolate Chip Bread

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    I love it when people take something healthy- say, a banana- toss it with bunch of sugar, nuts, butter, and chocolate, bake it off, and call it breakfast. I don’t know how or why I’m allowed to eat … Continue reading

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Almond Flour is the greatest thing ever…

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OK.  There are lots of things that are great. But I am really, really loving almond flour right now. How did I not know about this stuff until a mere 3 months ago. It’s like the internet, what did I ever do … Continue reading

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Moderation and Muffins

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OK.  Enough is enough.  I have been stuffing my face for the last two months using the excuse, “It’s the Holidays”.

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