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Candied Yam Turnovers

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  What to do when you have guests the morning after Christmas and you can’t think of what to feed them (or don’t have the energy to feed them)?  

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Cure for what’s going around?

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  I woke up this morning craving cinnamon rolls.   I woke up this morning thankful my daughter, Addison, was no longer throwing up!!  

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Povitica – October Daring Bakers’ Challenge

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The Daring Baker’s October 2011 challenge was Povitica, hosted by Jenni of The Gingered Whisk. Povitica is a traditional Eastern European Dessert Bread that is as lovely to look at as it is to eat!

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The Three Musketeers of Peaches – First Up…Athos!

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  Meet Athos, Porthos and Aramis.  My three musketeers of peaches!  These ripe, Colorado fellas are going to show us how to make three wonderful desserts each with three peaches. 

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June 2011 Daring Bakers’ Challenge – Baklava

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Erica of Erica’s Edibles was our host for the Daring Baker’s June challenge. Erica challenged us to be truly DARING by making homemade phyllo dough and then to use that homemade dough to make Baklava.   Homemade dough?  Are you … Continue reading

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Science of Cookies

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  I got some great feedback about A Little Something about Cakes… So I decided I am going to continue posting periodically about the Science behind various groups of baked goods and treats and create a new recipe each time based … Continue reading

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Dried Papaya

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Did you know these seeds are edible?   Did you know that when unripe, the papain in this fruit can be used as a meat tenderizer?   Which country produces 25% of the world’s papayas you ask?

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Financiers

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  Are you in need of some extra butter in your life?   No?

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Traditions

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I grew up in a family that loved traditions during the holidays.  We routinely went to see the Nutcracker around Christmas time.  We would stay up late and eat shrimp cocktail on New Year’s Eve! This was a real treat … Continue reading

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