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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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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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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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Apple Protein Bars

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I have a confession!  I’m addicted to on-the-go, transportable foods.  Bars, bags of nuts, dried cheese bites, foods that can fit in my purse, backpack or suitcase.  Sometimes I get really hungry when I’m out and about and when I … Continue reading

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Strawberry Frozen Soufflé

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  Aaaaah!  How is it July?! Not sure about where you live but June went out scorching hot here in Denver, we reached 105 degrees before the month was over! What better reason to enter July with frozen dessert month. Cool … Continue reading

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