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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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Chocolate Meringue Cookies

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 My oldest brother and I went to the same college, and I remember watching him eat like a typical college guy – for example, every week McDonald’s ran a “10 cent Tuesday” special, when you could get a plain hamburger 10 … Continue reading

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Fresh Frasiers

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Jana of Cherry Tea Cakes was our July Daring Bakers’ host and she challenged us to make Fresh Frasiers inspired by recipes written by Elisabeth M. Prueitt and Chad Robertson in the beautiful cookbook Tartine. Oh dear. Here we go … Continue reading

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Candied Chocolate Mint Leaves

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It’s too HOT to bake!

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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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A little something about cakes…and an experiment!

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A friend of mine, Tima, got married at the courthouse last week.   Although she wanted to keep it simple…   Every bride needs a wedding cake.

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Spinach and Cheddar Souffle

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I’ve never been much of a fan of egg dishes, but Brandon loves them, so I’ve decided to take them on as food challenge; what could I find that is less egg-y and therefore more delicious? Then, I saw Ina … Continue reading

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Financiers

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  Are you in need of some extra butter in your life?   No?

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