Roasted Summer Vegetables

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Roasted Summer Vegetables ~ Keeping summer vegetables simple with a quick roast of squash and zucchini for a fast and healthy weekday side dish. I know I’m not alone in this, but hot summer days make me lazy, traffic makes me cranky and complicated dinners on weekdays ...

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Vegetarian Spring Rolls

Vegetarian Spring Rolls

Vegetarian Spring Rolls ~ Color me bad with some summer vegetables. What is a baker like me doing going savory? Well since I started my blog 3.5 months ago my family and those who know me have been overflowing with desserts.  As a result, there has been a ...

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Chocolate Covered Cherries

Chocolate Covered Cherries

Chocolate Covered Cherries ~ The quintessential summer fruit. Okay, my quintessential, nothing reminds me of summer more than cherries. These chocolate covered cherries are embarrassingly easy. I almost didn’t post them, but I had to since my lil guy is just ...

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Chocolate Turtle Cupcakes

Chocolate Turtle Cupcake

Chocolate Turtle Cupcakes ~ Holy mother of cupcakes, grab your fork and for the bold and the brave that will skip the fork . . . open wide. This is going to be a session of symphonic sweetness. The faint of heart need not apply. By that I mean, if you are a tepid ...

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Homemade Peanut Butter

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Homemade Peanut Butter ~ Healthier, tastier and cheaper. How easy is it to make this homemade peanut butter recipe?  It's so easy and so fast that you can finish it from start to finish in less than five minutes. Once you see how easy it is start having some fun. Play ...

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S’mores Petit Fours

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S'more Petit Fours ~  Smores treats from the campfire to your oven. Your childhood camping treat gets stylie with a petit four makeover. Summertime is here and with that comes my family’s annual trek to Northern Calilfornia. This year we’ve booked a place at Yosemite. ...

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Salted Caramel Thumbprint Cookies

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Salted Caramel Thumbprint Cookies ~ The classic thumbprint cookie gets a trendy update with some smooth and creamy salted caramel. This craze has hit fast and hard in my home. It was only a short while ago that I had to beg my husband to try a salted caramel anything ...

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Croquembouche Cupcakes

Croquembouche Cupcake

Croquembouche Cupcakes ~ Cream filled profiteroles mounted into the shape of a pyramid, known as Piece Montée, which literally means “mounted piece” or more widely known as a Croquembouche.   This was my first challenge for the Daring Bakers and my first time ...

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