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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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Browned Butter Bourbon Banana Bread

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Say this bread’s name five times…go!  Yeah, it’s a lot of “B” but let’s add a few more like bursting with buttery flavor inside and a slightly crunchy brown sugar bottom!  This banana bread is not like any banana bread … Continue reading

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Apple Almond Scones

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I try to incorporate as many Sunday vibes in to my Saturdays as possible. I want the cozy, lazy, laid-back feeling of a Sunday, but want to capture it as early as possible in the weekend so that I have … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Oat Crunch Muffins

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There’s a million pumpkin muffin recipes out there.  Why should you make these pumpkin oat crunch muffins? Full of pumpkin flavor. Super tender and buttery. Topped with a sweet crunchy streusel. This recipe truly was an experiment that on the … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

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Aaaah…October!  The nights are getting cold,  the leaves are changing, and this week here in Denver, we had our first snow fall.  Boooo (and not the spooky ghost kind).  I love fall but I don’t like that it signifies cold … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Pumpkin Bread

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Today was spent accepting the inevitable – fall has fallen. It was a beautifully sunny (if slightly cool) day here in Seattle, so Brandon and I decided to make the most of it and spend the day in the yard. … Continue reading

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Apple Betty

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As we wind up our month of defining, testing and tasting our fruit desserts – which Streusel kindly laid out the differences in her last post – I thought I’d go vintage for my final recipe on this topic and … Continue reading

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