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Peach Cobbler

Peach Cobbler Ingredients 2 cups peeled, sliced peaches (this was 5 medium peaches for me) 1 cup sugar, divided use 1/4 cup water 4 tablespoons butter 3/4 cup self-rising flour* 1/4 teaspoon Kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 3/4 cup milk Ground cinnamon, optional Directions 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. 2. Combine …

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Strawberry Lemon Granita

Strawberry Lemon Granita Ingredients 1 cup water 3/4 cup sugar 2 lemons; juiced (about 4 tablespoons) *see not below 3 cups sliced hulled strawberries (about 1 pound whole berries) Directions 1. Make a simple syrup by combining the sugar with 1 cup of water in a saucepan. Place over medium heat and heat until the …

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Lemon Cheesecake with a Redux

Lemon Cheesecake with Blackberry Balsamic Reduction Getting Ready Heat oven to 325 degrees. Prepare springform: Cover removable bottom with foil. Click sides into place and fold excess foil up the sides. Prepare waterbath: Place kitchen towel on bottom of a roasting pan or cake pan. Place one 9 inch springform in the pan to determine …

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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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Orange Whipped Cream Cake

If you read my previous post for Orange Cupcakes, you may recall me saying that it is freezing here in Ohio. This arctic chill has me baking with citrus and yearning for summer. Today’s recipe is from Rose Levy Beranbaum’s new book, Rose’s Heavenly Cakes. I adapted it slightly (see my notes at the bottom …

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Apple Cinnamon Chip Bundt Cake

I bought some gorgeous Granny Smith apples last week and after eating several of them, I knew I wanted to bake a delicious dessert with these scrumptious, tart apples. I was also fairly certain my new obsession with cinnamon chips would pair perfectly with this fall fruit. I found a recipe on Martha Stewart’s website …

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Guest Post: Peach Blackberry Crumble Tart

Today’s recipe is a guest post from the lovely Jaime of the gorgeous blog, Sophistimom. If you have not checked out her blog, do so! It’s fabulous and so is she! She is a mom and is all about bringing sophistication into the lives of her three children through great books and food. Follow Jaime …

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Pineapple Zucchini Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

I originally saw this recipe over at the Pioneer Woman’s site and was immediately intrigued because I just so happened to have zucchini in my fridge. Rarely do I post recipes when I make them from her site because she has such a large following and provides step by step instructions with great photos. I …

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Strawberry Cupcakes with Sensational Strawberry Frosting

I purchased a bunch of really great strawberries from the market and I wanted to do something with them before they were past their prime. I did a little googling and came across a recipe on Martha Stewart’s site for Sprinkles Strawberry Cupcakes. I am sure most of you are aware of Sprinkles Cupcakes, but …

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