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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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All The Things Cookies

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With the season of decadence upon us, I soon won’t be able to turn around at work without running headfirst into a holiday cookie, candy, or brownie. I’m pretty sure my productivity goes down in December, as I dedicate at … Continue reading

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Healthy Buckeye Balls

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We’ve got one more holiday gift recipe for you before we launch into December!  We apologize for the brief hiatus from posting.  Strudel and I have been enjoying this blog for 8 years and it was time to do a … Continue reading

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Apple Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Cinnamon Frosting

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I was all set to make an apple strudel this week; and in fact, I did make an apple strudel this week. I was particularly excited, because after months of watching my new favorite show, I felt utterly prepared to … Continue reading

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A Fruit-Filled Recap

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  Streusel and I like to take a moment every so often and reflect – and review – all that we’ve cooked, baked, churned, and roasted in our respective kitchens. In as much as we both love cooking and creating … Continue reading

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Li’l Apple Pies

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  As the nights get cooler I crave baked apple in some form.  I wanted an apple pie but not a huge apple pie, so I created these li’l apple pies that I could hold and devour over a cup … Continue reading

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Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Bites

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In reviewing my recent blog posts, I realized that I keep harshing on fruit, and I think it’s important to note: I really, really love fruit. Especially right now, where it’s so cheerful and delicious and excited to be eaten. … Continue reading

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Peach Nut Crisp

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August is one of my favorite months.  Not because it’s typically one of our warmest months here in Colorado or because all the county fairs are in full swing or because kids go back to school. It’s because this is … Continue reading

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