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Jennie’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

Every once in a while I will come across a recipe that immediately gets placed on my must bake list. These cookies are one of those recipes. Yeah, most of us foodies, have cook/bake lists that we derive inspiration from, these lists come in exceptionally handy when I get “baker’s block.” While doing my daily …

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Snickerdoodle Cake

My mom can be technologically inept; therefore, was not an avid reader of my blog until recently. Now she has access to a computer and has been schooled on how to check her email, facebook and my blog! In fact she called me today telling me how good these Maple Chip Waffles look! Way to …

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Lime Meringue Tart

I don’t know what the weather is like where you live, but here in Ohio our grass is still blanketed with almost a foot of snow and it is freezing.  This type of weather has me craving the cool, refreshing flavors of summer. After watching Ina’s Keep it Sweet episode on Barefoot Contessa last weekend, I …

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Homemade Oreos

It should be exceedingly apparent by the title of my blog that I bake A LOT.  My addiction to baking comes and goes in spurts. Sometimes I will bake up a storm for days using enough butter to make Paula Deen wince, sometimes I don’t bake for weeks at a time. The amount of baking …

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Chocolate Mousse

Since it’s the week of Valentine’s Day, I am going to be featuring several decadent, delicious and addictive desserts that will make your partner swoon. I started the week off with an amazing chocolate cake layered with espresso buttercream and covered with chocolate ganache. If you missed this post, definitely take a minute to check …

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Chocolate Cake

Last week I posted a recipe for Orange Whipped Cream Cake. The cake was very moist, tasty and was full of spring flavors…it even made the Foodbuzz Top 9 on Friday. The cake was adapted from Rose’s Heavenly Cakes and the post included a giveaway for Rose’s cookbook. In order to enter the giveaway, I …

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Orange Cupcakes

Orange Cupcakes Ingredients 1/2 cup (113 grams) unsalted butter, room temperature 2/3 cup (130 grams) granulated white sugar 3 large eggs 1 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon of pure orange extract Zest of 1 orange (optional) 1 1/2 cups (195 grams) all purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 …

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