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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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Instant Pot Cheesecake with Mango Compote

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  Like everyone else, I’ve fallen madly in love with my Instant Pot. How could I not? I now have the ability to magically cook dried beans in a flash and don’t have to soak my steel-cut oats overnight. While … Continue reading

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Carrot Cake Cheesecake Cupcakes

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If the title of this post seems like it has a lot going on it’s because these cupcakes have a lot going on! The inspiration for this creation came from my friend Jen who was in NYC a bit ago … Continue reading

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Almond Ricotta Mini Cheesecakes with Lemon Curd

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We were supposed to have a dinner party this weekend – it was Italian-themed with homemade pasta and lots of wine and bread and maybe a vegetable or two tucked in for good measure. There’s some epic-for-Seattle epic weather happening here … Continue reading

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Lemon Oreo Li’l Cheesecakes

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It’s February, the month Strudel and I designated Cheesecake month!  I decided my first cheesecake for the month would be a classic cheesecake with a crust made out of Lemon Oreo thins.  This was an amazingly good choice. Perfect amount … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Many months ago, a work colleague told me that he had found the best cookie he’d ever eaten; a thin, slightly chewy, crisply sugar-crusted peanut butter chocolate chip treat. They came from a coffee shop near his house, and one … Continue reading

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