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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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Sugarplums

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Almost a decade ago I posted about an annual cookie baking tradition in my family that is still going strong in our 23rd year!!  In that post, I briefly went through the recipes we make each year for cookies to … 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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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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Pear Cobbler

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  Another fruit grown extensively on the western slope of the Rocky Mountains is pears! The pears are ripe and I decided to take a break from all of the peaches and demonstrate a cobbler with some fresh Colorado pears! … Continue reading

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Berry Buckle

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This week I tried my hand at a baking Berry Buckle. In our ongoing quest to define various summertime desserts, a buckle was next on my list.   “What makes a buckle a buckle?” You may ask (or at least, … Continue reading

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Peach Crumble

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Crisp?  Crumble?  What’s the difference? Well, it’s a little confusing because some would say a crisp has oats and a crumble doesn’t BUT then I easily found recipes where crumbles had oats?!  Strudel’s crisp last week definitely had oats!  The … Continue reading

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Summer Fruit Crisp

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It’s nearing the end of summer (I *refuse* any suggestion that our warm sunny season is over), and I’m working on putting as much summer fruit in my face as possible before the end of season. Streusel and I also … Continue reading

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Thimbleberry Frozen Custard

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You might recall that Strudel and I were very grateful last month to be able to attend the 2019 IFBC in Juneau Alaska!  I came away totally enamored with Juneau!  While at the opening reception of the IFBC, I met … Continue reading

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Crème Brûlée

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  My all time favorite dessert is a cannoli… No, wait, it’s chocolate mousse… Well, maybe it’s a fresh apple pie…   No, no, it’s most definitely Crème Brûlée! The best crème brûlée I ever had was at an adorable … Continue reading

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