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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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Rosemary Balsamic Almonds

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 I’m getting very excited about my upcoming adventure to the International Food Blogger’s Conference, starting at the end of this week. This year’s agenda looks great, I’m always excited to meet new bloggers, and love getting to spend time with … Continue reading

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Salty Carmel Ice Cream with Chocolate and Almond Chunks

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 Hands down, salt is one of my favorite condiments. When I was a kid, my dad used to get annoyed with me at dinner for salting my food before I tasted it, “Morgan!” he’d say, sternly, “How can you know … Continue reading

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Frangipane Strawberry Cake

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This weekend I was invited to a friend’s house for dinner and offered to bring dessert.  I was working at putting my house back together (my basement recently flooded) and before I knew it, it was 4:00 and I was … Continue reading

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Bike to Work Muffins

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  It’s Bike to Work Day today in Colorado.  My work had a station, the Colorado Proud Station.  In honor of all the great Colorado grown produce I made 80 Cherry Almond Muffins to pass out to weary and hungry cyclists.  Actually … Continue reading

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Marquise on Meringue

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The May 2011 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Emma of CookCraftGrow and Jenny of Purple House Dirt. They chose to challenge everyone to make a Chocolate Marquise. The inspiration for this recipe comes from a dessert they prepared at … Continue reading

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Banana Chocolate Chip Bread

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    I love it when people take something healthy- say, a banana- toss it with bunch of sugar, nuts, butter, and chocolate, bake it off, and call it breakfast. I don’t know how or why I’m allowed to eat … Continue reading

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Almond Flour is the greatest thing ever…

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OK.  There are lots of things that are great. But I am really, really loving almond flour right now. How did I not know about this stuff until a mere 3 months ago. It’s like the internet, what did I ever do … Continue reading

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Moderation and Muffins

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OK.  Enough is enough.  I have been stuffing my face for the last two months using the excuse, “It’s the Holidays”.

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