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Crispy Chewy Brownies

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  Brownies are a classic one-bowl recipe, and I felt we here at Strudel and Streusel would be remiss if we didn’t include an epic, yet simple, brownie recipe to highlight this month. As far as I’m concerned, the ideal … Continue reading

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Chocolate Walnut Cookies for Passover

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Like last year, Addison and I had the honor of joining Strudel and her family for a wonderful Seder meal last night.  I was charged with bringing dessert and thanks to Smitten Kitchen and the Joy of Kosher my task was … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Pumpkin Brownies

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These Peanut Butter Pumpkin Brownies could have been called other names – like “flourless, oil-free brownies”* or “one bowl brownies” or even “superfast brownies.” But, I figured key ingredients was probably the best way to go. Those other benefits aside, … Continue reading

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Recipes to Celebrate Caffeine Awareness Month

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March is Caffeine Awareness Month, something Streusel and I were *very* excited to discover. The intent is to raise understanding – and therefore moderate – the amount of caffeine that folks intake. While Streusel and I agree this is a … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cherry Espresso Cookies

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   This month’s theme – foods we bake for the people we love – was originally inspired by Valentine’s Day. Though as the end of the month rolls around, I’m finding a different meaning and am feeling feeling particularly mushy … Continue reading

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Triple Chip Brownies

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In this month of making food for those we love, I chose to make something for the person I love the most – ME!  As Rupaul likes to say, “If you can’t love yourself, how the hell are you gonna … Continue reading

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Homemade Peppermint Marshmallows (and hot chocolate mix, too!)

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With the passing of Thanksgiving, I view this time as when we ease up (though not give up!) on squash so that we can focus more on the peppermint and chocolate. As it’s also gift-giving time (and since I’ll use … Continue reading

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Triple C Clusters

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When it comes to airplane snacks or snacks in general, next to cashews, my next favorite snack is chocolate.  I recently went to my favorite spice store, Savory Spice, and was inspired to make some cashew clusters with a twist, … Continue reading

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Chocolate Zucchini Cake with Blackberry Buttercream Frosting

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 I’m very proud to say that my garden is growing beautifully this year – the tomatoes (my favorite!) are coming along nicely – the plants are huge and have tons of fruit, I’m just waiting (im)patiently for them to turn … Continue reading

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German’s Chocolate Cream Cheese Brownies

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Just when I thought Spring had arrived, wintry weather reared its ugly head!  Springtime in Colorado can be very indecisive and this month is no exception.  It was 80 last week and today it is snowing!  Being stuck inside made me … Continue reading

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