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Holiday Recipes

The Ultimate Baker’s Dozen & Clothespin Cookies

Welcome to the Baker’s Dozen Ultimate Cookie Exchange! Today I’ve united with twelve other incredible food bloggers to bring you a holiday cookie celebration so big, it’s being monitored by the North Pole. To see all of the participating bloggers, and to learn more about the valuable giveaways, please visit the Baker’s Dozen home site …

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Daring Bakers…Yule Log

This month’s challenge is brought to us by the adventurous Hilda from Saffron and Blueberry and Marion from Il en Faut Peu Pour Etre Heureux. They have chosen a French Yule Log by Flore from Florilege Gourmand. Let me start by saying that if you abhor curse words, you may want to step away from …

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Tiramisu Layer Cake

In my opinion, it is a bit early to start Christmas baking, so I am in a slight baking rut. When this happens I usually browse tastespotting or foodgawker, but sometimes I just do random google searches. Through one of these rut removal searches, I came across a recipe for a Tiramisu Layer Cake. Now, …

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a holiday classic…

It seems as though most people either love or hate pumpkin pie, I happen to fall into the middle of that spectrum…I can take it or leave it. Honestly, the only way I can take it is when it’s slathered in Cool Whip! However, since it’s a holiday classic, it usually graces my dinner table …

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dutch apple tart

Although I would love to say that I am a jack of all baking trades, I must make a confession. I stink at pie crusts…I mean really stink! Let me explain…I can totally throw the dough in the food processor and roll it out, it’s the crimping that gets me every time. No matter how …

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twd…linzer sables

This week’s TwD recipe, Linzer Sables, is the selection of Noskos from the blog, Living the Life. The recipe can be found by visiting her blog or by flipping to pages 134-135 of Dorie’s book, Baking: From My Home to Yours. In case you do not know, I make wax tarts for personal use in …

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turtle cheesecake…

Rarely do I feel impressed with myself, but I was super proud of this cheesecake. I made this for Thanksgiving because my little bro, Jared, does not dig anything pumpkin or pecan, but he loves some cheesecake. This recipe was a first for me, but the thought of a turtle cheesecake sounded delicious to me. …

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