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Grilled Raspberry Cheesecake Turnovers

Grilled Raspberry Cheesecake Turnovers

| May 1, 2013 | 1 Comment

When my husband and I bought our house nearly nine years ago, one of the first things we did was to buy a shiny new grill — a good one. We were young and excited and spared no expense on our appliances or grill — and that’s something I am very glad for. We made […]

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Homemade Strawberry Lemonade Slushies

Homemade Strawberry Lemonade Slushies

| April 29, 2013 | 7 Comments

Once when I was a tween living in Poughkeepsie, New York, my family took a bike ride around our neighborhood with another family we were friends with. It was a cool spring day, and the blossoms were on the trees. Our friends had recently moved into the neighborhood, and — for me — it was […]

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Decadent Chocolate, Toasted Coconut and Pecan Granola with Liberte Yogurt (Perfect Pairings)

Decadent Chocolate, Toasted Coconut and Pecan Granola with Liberte Yogurt (Perfect Pairings)

| April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Is this breakfast? Or dessert? Well, honestly, it could be either. An absolutely decadent breakfast, or a little more healthy (not not quite healthy healthy) dessert. Either way, it’s just really, really good. So good that I am packing some of this granola for a business trip this weekend and hoping I can find just […]

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Sunflower Sesame Sugar Cookies

Sunflower Sesame Sugar Cookies

| April 17, 2013 | 3 Comments

“Why do I smell cookies?” Paige asked as she came inside today. She and Will had been playing outside, but weren’t happy to see that the warm temperatures had brought back the bees and other little pests. “You don’t,” I replied. “No, but I do … ” she persisted, looking around the kitchen. She really […]

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Easy Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake

Easy Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake

| February 25, 2013 | 14 Comments

After Will was in bed last night, Shawn plucked Will’s old coat off the couch and hung it up. He’d tossed it there when we returned home without a second thought, as kids do. It’s a battered and worn coat that we designated for outdoor play after getting snagged a few times one raucous afternoon […]

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Chocolate Buttermilk Holiday Cake

Chocolate Buttermilk Holiday Cake

| December 13, 2012 | 3 Comments

There are only 12 days left until Christmas. Twelve! And there’s so much to do before then. Shopping and wrapping and decorating and shipping. Are you ready? Because I totally am not yet. Oh my. But one thing I don’t have to worry about is what I will be contributing to the holiday table this […]

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Holiday Cookie Pops

Chocolate Peanut Butter Holiday Cookie Pops

| December 12, 2012 | 1 Comment

Christmas cookies on a stick? Yes, please! This quick and easy recipe for Chocolate Peanut Butter Holiday Cookie Pops was created for Pillsbury, but all opinions are my own. The kids have been excitedly preparing for their special holiday concert. Every night, Will has closed the door to his room and practiced the songs he’d […]

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Toffee Crunch Cookies

Toffee Crunch Cookies

| December 10, 2012 | 3 Comments

This recipe for rich and buttery Toffee Crunch Cookies is great for anytime — but they are especially good Christmas cookies, perfect for sharing with friends. “After you,” the older man said as we reached the coffee urn, our paper cups in hand and ready to be filled. I thanked him and filled mine with […]

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Chocolate Peppermint Bark Cookies

Chocolate Peppermint Bark Cookies

| November 25, 2012 | 8 Comments

Love chocolate holiday treats? These Chocolate Peppermint Bark Cookies are rich and mint — perfect Christmas cookies for sharing. I have two words for you: Christmas. Cookies. (I am ridiculously thrilled to start Christmas cookie season. What? That’s not a season? Come on!) The other night I was talking to Cate online and confessed that […]

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Quickie Molten Chocolate Cake For One

Quickie Molten Chocolate Cake For One

| October 16, 2012 | 7 Comments

This post is for all the chocolate-loving, cake-craving, sweet tooth having food lovers out there. And this recipe? It’s for those afternoons when all you need is a quick chocolate fix but don’t want or need a whole cake  (or a batch of cupcakes). It makes one perfect, moist, molten Nutella filled cake just for […]

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