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Hidden Berry Cream Cheese Torte…

Today’s recipe is a really delicious spin on a traditional cheesecake, called a Hidden Berry Cream Cheese Torte. This dessert has a wonderful cookie crust topped with a velvety layer of cream cheese and cottage cheese. Once you slice into the torte you discover a lovely layer of berry preserves tucked underneath the cream cheese …

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More Cupcakes…

With fall quickly approaching, I have had the desire to start making things like pumpkin rolls, apple pie and carrot cake. However, I decided to fight the urge a little while longer and make some summer inspired cupcakes. I saw a recipe for Key Lime Cupcakes on the Bon Appétit website and knew I had …

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Chocolate Cupcakes with a White Chocolate Rasberry Cream Cheese Frosting…

I get bored with things VERY quickly and I have found myself getting bored with cupcakes. So, I decided to start branching out…attempting to create delicious cupcakes other than the usual chocolate, vanilla, etc. I used a delicious chocolate cake recipe that I originally posted here, but I topped these cupcakes with a White Chocolate …

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My Favorite Banana Crumb Muffins

I have made many banana bread recipes, but this one is by far my favorite. This recipe yields an absolutely delicious, moist muffin with a delectable crunchy crumb topping. I honestly think I have made this recipe well over twenty times. My co-workers actually bring me their brown bananas to make these for them. You …

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Surf & Turf and a Winner

Yes, I cook too! Tonight for dinner we had King Crab Legs, New York Strip Steaks and Mushroom Risotto. The crab was steamed in a stock pan with one teaspoon of Old Bay Seasoning and one tablespoon of salt added to the water. Steaks were rubbed with black pepper, grill seasoning and Thyme and grilled …

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Apple Crisp with Homemade Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

I love apples, especially Granny Smith apples! I had a bunch of them in the fridge, so I decided to make apple crisp. However, I did not stop there, I also made a homemade vanilla bean ice cream in my beloved Kitchen Aid ice cream maker attachment. I have made ice cream several times since …

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Chocolate Pudding with a Kahlua Kick

I had leftover bittersweet chocolate from the Caramel-Peanut Topped Brownie Cake that I made last week. I turned to Dorie Greenspan’s book, Baking: From My Home to Yours. I decided to try her chocolate pudding, which was just featured as the Tuesdays With Dorie recipe a couple of weeks ago. I followed the recipe exactly …

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Tollhouse Cookies 2 Ways!

There is nothing better than a warm, gooey cookie. Yesterday I decided to make some good ol’ Tollhouse cookies. I made two varieties; White Chocolate Macadamia Nut (these are one of my dad’s faves) and Milk Chocolate Chip. I followed the basic Tollhouse recipe except for switching out half the butter for butter flavored Crisco. …

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Caramel Peanut Topped Brownie Cake

I ordered Dorie Greenspan’s book, Baking: From My Home to Yours. This book is actually what compelled me to create this blog, well, that and my mild photography obsession. This recipe involves a brownie cake base topped with a caramel peanut sauce. In one word, I would describe this as rich… really, really rich! I …

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