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Light Blueberry Pie in a Jiffy

Light Blueberry Pie in a Jiffy

| February 13, 2009 | 4 Comments

“Hey, I have an idea,” Will said, scrunching up his face the way he does when he is very, very serious about something. “Why not make blueberry pie?” This came after a lengthy discussion about why we wouldn’t be making pancakes for dinner because we’d already eaten them for breakfast. For several days in a […]

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Sweet Indulgence: Soft Vanilla Sugar Cookies

Sweet Indulgence: Soft Vanilla Sugar Cookies

| November 21, 2008 | 9 Comments

When I discovered the recipe for these cookies, they seemed simple enough to try on a busy night. I did, and they were the softest, most wonderfully vanilla-y and butter-y cookie I’d ever had. I loved them. So, the tender, sweet goodness that is these cookies has become a fixture in my cookie jar. Speaking […]

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Delicious Black Bottom Cupcakes

Delicious Black Bottom Cupcakes

| November 9, 2008 | 1 Comment

Mmm. It’s like a sea of cupcakes. I have fantasies of making beautiful layer cakes with perfectly scalloped edges made from smooth, creamy poofs of buttercream frosting. In my head, they are the most exquisite cakes you’ve ever witnessed, rivaling the creations of professional bakers on Food Network’s Challenge shows. And my cakes have perfectly […]

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Watermelon Granita

Watermelon Granita

| October 14, 2008 | 1 Comment

Mmm, what’s better than a cool, refreshing and fruity dessert? One that costs next to nothing to make! Get the watermelon on sale and whip up a batch of this. (This recipe is part of The $7 Dinner Challenge.) Watermelon Granita serves 8 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup water 3 lbs watermelon, cut into chunks […]

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Chocolate Dipped Pretzel Rods

Chocolate Dipped Pretzel Rods

| December 28, 2006 | 2 Comments

Mmm, chocolate dipped pretzels. These could quite possibly be the easiest things I have ever, ever made. Seriously. And of all the treats I made to give away this season, they got the biggest wow. Go figure. How did I do it? It all started with a bag of pretzel rods (be sure your bag […]

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Review: Trader Joe’s Brownie Truffle Baking Mix

Review: Trader Joe’s Brownie Truffle Baking Mix

| November 6, 2006 | 0 Comments

I was at Trader Joe’s not too long ago and decided to pick up their Brownie Truffle Baking Mix. I know. Boxed. I don’t do boxed, right? Well generally no, since boxed mixes tend to have more ingredients than I am comfortable feeding my family. Nonetheless, I decided to have an exception since I had […]

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Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies

| July 18, 2006 | 1 Comment

I am not a big fan of oatmeal raisin cookies. Really. I rarely touch them. So you can imagine my surprise when that was exactly what I wanted – no craved – last week. It must be the hot weather getting to me…or the medicine for the bronchitis (yes, ladies and gentlemen, I managed to […]

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Triple Chocolate Chunk Chocolate Cookies

Triple Chocolate Chunk Chocolate Cookies

| June 2, 2006 | 0 Comments

I made these triple chocolate chunk chocolate cookies. YUM. Let me tell you. They are simply amazing. The combination of flavors is exquisite. My husband was so excited about them that he ate three as soon as he came home. But then again, so did I. That’s why I have been bad. I ate too […]

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Crepes Recipe

Crepes Recipe

| May 17, 2006 | 3 Comments

Thin, filling-ready crepes are easy to whip up with this easy crepes recipe. If you’ve ever had crepes from a street vendor in Paris, you’ll swoon for these. On Mother’s Day morning I decided to treat myself by making a special breakfast: crepes. I’ve never made them before so it really was a trial and […]

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Peanut Butter, Strawberry And Chocolate Wrap

Peanut Butter, Strawberry And Chocolate Wrap

| March 26, 2006 | 0 Comments

Creamy peanut butter and chocolate tango together with juicy, sweet strawberries in this quick and easy recipe for a Peanut Butter, Strawberry And Chocolate Wrap. Alright. I decided to do something really nice for my stepson today, since it’s just he, Will and I. Daddy had to work. So I devised a quick recipe to […]

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