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S’more Brownies

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I posted a recipe for s’more brownies 9 years ago. Why post again? Same ingredients only…Different! Interesting how you can use all the same ingredients but create a sweet treat with a different bite, different texture yet the same decadent … Continue reading

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S’more Bark

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Wow it’s hot!  We are in the depths of summer here in Denver with what feels like unrelenting heat!  I can’t bear to bake.  I can’t bear to do much of anything.  Luckily I got a hike in early today … Continue reading

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Buckwheat Brown Sugar Scones

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  I have been in a scone kinda mood!  I love the crunch of the sugar on top.  The firm outside, the tender, flaky inside!  Luckily this month’s theme bodes well for my scone addiction.  We are baking up breakfast … Continue reading

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Blueberry Sourdough Crunch Muffins

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  I have a confession to make: I had a rough time with my sourdough starter. I know the rest of the world is gleefully growing yeast, such was not my experience. I had a great go of it for … Continue reading

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Nutella Cupcakes

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You know when you have one of those busy weekends and before you know it, it’s Monday again? So went my last weekend (and maybe the 50 weekends before that too).  So when thinking of something chocolate and cake, I … Continue reading

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Banana Cake with Chocolate Hazelnut Frosting

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The idea for a Banana Cake came from my recent visit to Hawai’i, where I ate banana bread with abandon while simultaneously plotting how I could recreate this joy in my own kitchen. We focused most of our loaf-eating while … Continue reading

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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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