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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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Espresso Cocoa Nib Peanut Butter Cups

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The holidays are speeding their way to us – I know this because Halloween came upon us so fiercely that I never had time to put together the Inigo Montoya costume that I so very much wanted to wear. Knowing this, … Continue reading

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Lavender Honey Butter

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To round out September with the final honey recipe, I wanted to share with you a simple infused honey butter.  Easy to make, this infused honey butter also makes a great gift or fancy accompaniment at your next breakfast or … Continue reading

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Brigadeiros

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Who can resist a sweet ball of dark chocolate candy covered in sprinkles or nuts?  Not me.  This month we are bringing you candy!  We’ve made candy before, this is nothing new.  We even like to give it as gifts … 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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2017 Holiday Gift Ideas

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It’s winter holiday time which means that (as the good bloggers we are), we start compiling the 2017 Holiday Gift Ideas list!   I made this list for two reasons:   I love a good recommendation from a real person. … Continue reading

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Cookie Kit for Christmas

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I love eating cookies.  I love baking cookies.  Most of all I love giving cookies!  Whenever I need a gift for someone, I go to Food52.  This is how I discovered the CookieBox™.  What better gift this holiday than making … 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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Coffee Malteds

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 As I’ve started baking my way through “Dorie’s Cookie’s” I’m finding recipes with ingredients not commonly found in cookies (a mincemeat option for cookie bars, for example – I’m assuming she means the kind without beef).  I love hearing about how other … Continue reading

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