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Nut and Seed Bread

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If there’s one thing I’m committed to, it’s gluten. I think gluten is glorious – it makes baked things chewy and airy and adds to their overall deliciousness. So when Streusel and determined that we’d focus on healthier baking this … Continue reading

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Cracked Wheat Rolls

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I needed a nice hearty roll to serve with a chipotle chicken salad I was making for a potluck this weekend.  Lucky me – I happened upon these rolls from Cooking Light.  Barley flour was nowhere to be found in … Continue reading

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Multigrain Bread Extraordinaire

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2020 has started, and if it’s anything like 2019, we’ll be up to our elbows in flour, butter, and chocolate in no time. But in the meanwhile, as we settle in to the new year and detox from all the … Continue reading

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Parmesan Puff Crackers

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Forgive me but I decided to round out cookie month without a cookie!  I don’t know about you all but I just can’t…cookie…anymore!  I did an impressive job consuming cookies this month so let’s take a little break and make … Continue reading

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Classic Jammer Cookies

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Classic Jammer Cookies are not my usual sort of treat – they take more than one quick step and there isn’t any chocolate in them. There is, however, the other glorious ingredient – plenty of butter! – and it’s a recipe … Continue reading

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Black and White Cookies

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Black and White Cookies are pure delicious nostalgia for me. I discovered them living in New York, where they would stare at me, boldly, from behind bakery windows. I took their “come hither” look seriously, and spend a decent portion … Continue reading

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Holiday Cookies – more than just baking!

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This weekend, I helped a friend bake cookies for her work.  The conversation went a little like this about a week ago (after she ate a cookie I made at a party I hosted)… Her – “I need to make … Continue reading

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Boozy Spiced Pumpkin Cake with Maple Glaze

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It’s impossible for me to think of any dessert that screams “fall” more that this quadfecta of autumnal flavors: bourbon, pumpkin, cinnamon, and maple. If this Boozy Spiced Pumpkin Cake with Maple Glaze isn’t a celebration of the season in … Continue reading

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Quick Garlic Cheese Bread

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  Everyone loves a fresh loaf of bread, right?  Especially one that has pockets of garlic and cheese baked in!   Sometimes I just don’t have the energy (or time) to make a yeast bread and wait for it to rise.  … Continue reading

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Cranberry Walnut Bread

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We’ve had two weeks of amazing weather here in Seattle – cool, sunny and crisp. And no rain for *14* days! (apparently, this is a Thing). This was all very wonderful, and I’m pleased to say that I made good use … Continue reading

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