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Parmesan Puff Crackers

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Forgive me but I decided to round out cookie month without a cookie!  I don’t know about you all but I just can’t…cookie…anymore!  I did an impressive job consuming cookies this month so let’s take a little break and make … Continue reading

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Boozy Spiced Pumpkin Cake with Maple Glaze

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It’s impossible for me to think of any dessert that screams “fall” more that this quadfecta of autumnal flavors: bourbon, pumpkin, cinnamon, and maple. If this Boozy Spiced Pumpkin Cake with Maple Glaze isn’t a celebration of the season in … Continue reading

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Cranberry Walnut Bread

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We’ve had two weeks of amazing weather here in Seattle – cool, sunny and crisp. And no rain for *14* days! (apparently, this is a Thing). This was all very wonderful, and I’m pleased to say that I made good use … 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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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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Honeyed Asparagus, Shallot and Kale Salad

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Aaaahhh, the sun is glorious right now in Denver!  Warmer weather puts me in the mood for salads.  I get bored pretty quickly with the standard salad fare.  Lucky for me, my friend Cristy, gave me a beautiful cookbook, Pascale … Continue reading

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Sandwich Bread

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I’m always working to find ways to combine my love of baking with my desire to be lazy, all the while incorporating my value of eating (mostly) clean. I almost never buy loaves of bread anymore – at the grocery … Continue reading

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Fried Egg Pasta

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I’ve been traveling a bit more than usual lately – some for work and some for fun – and as much as I like the adventure of getting away, and the break in my routine, I also really like getting … Continue reading

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