• white chocolate cherry shortbread

    White Chocolate Cherry Shortbread Cookies #FBCOOKIESWAP

    White Chocolate Cherry Shortbread Cookies #FBCOOKIESWAP It is that time of year. The time of year where I wonder, “what was I thinking?”  In our home bakery it is currently crunch time and we work about 16 hours a day from the week before Thanksgiving to December 20th. I woke up this morning knowing that […]

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    Chocolate Peppermint Cake Jars

    Tis the season for gift giving! Our chocolate peppermint cake jars are the perfect hostess or end of the year teacher gift. Nothing says we love you quite like chocolate peppermint cake. Kara from Love Babble and I decided to collaborate together to help you create an easy and fun gift.  One of the best […]

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  • spiked vanilla bean whipped cream

    Spiked Vanilla Bean Whipped Cream

     Spiked Vanilla Bean Whipped Cream Sunday’s are one of my favorite days of the week. It is the day I play in my kitchen. I put work aside and tinker with recipes that are on my to do list. Today I am sharing my favorite spiked vanilla bean whipped cream and a new gluten free […]

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  • banana muffins recipe

    Delicious Banana Muffins Recipe

     Banana Muffins Recipe Do you have bananas sitting on your counter ripening?  In our house, no one likes them if they are not bright yellow with a hint of green. If there is a speck of brown on the banana peel it is considered expired.   I toyed with making banana bread, but I completely changed […]

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    Artisan Caramels Cookbook Review

    Artisan Caramels Cookbook Sandy Arevalo is an artisan caramels genius.  She hooked me a couple of years ago when I won a giveaway. A few apple pie caramels and I was hooked. My husband in the last week has said at least twice, “why is she sharing her awesome caramel recipes? I would lock those […]

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  • Gluten Free S'mores

    Gluten Free S’mores Brownies

    It is officially campfire season; the season where families decide that a few nights in the great outdoors is fun, mosquitoes and all.  I, on the other hand,  prefer to “camp” in my backyard.  I am a big fan of the bug free indoors and indoor plumbing, which makes hanging out in my backyard and […]

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  • gluten free graham crackers

    Gluten Free Graham Crackers

    Gluten Free Graham Crackers What is summer with out s’mores? You can’t have a s’more without really good graham crackers and charred marshmallows, right? I will admit, maybe not everyone loves a charred marshmallows like I do but they should. They are just better burnt.  The past couple of weeks I set out to create […]

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  • Gluten Free Brownies

    Gluten Free Brownies Going Gluten Free-ish – the long road to healthy with Roasted Vegetables & MahiMahi and Chocolate Quinoa Brownies When I told Melissa I was attempting to go gluten free to try and take control of my health, she immediately asked me to do a blog post about it. Of course I said […]

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  • Gluten Free Muffins Orange Chocolate Chip

    Gluten Free Muffins: Orange Chocolate Chip

    Gluten Free Muffins: Orange Chocolate Chip People often ask if I eat gluten free. I don’t eat gluten free because I have to, but I eat mostly gluten free by choice.  Gluten free muffins can be a great snack with out a lot of sugar.  I really do believe most things are good in moderation.  […]

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  • chocolate cookie recipe

    Dark Chocolate Sugar Cookie Recipe

    Dark Chocolate Sugar Cookie Recipe for The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap You better believe it. It’s finally here the Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap. I have been looking forward to this since early this summer.  The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap is one of my favorite events all year. Not only do I get […]

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