It’s not often that a sandwich comes along and truly knocks my socks off.
This accidental masterpiece started as a way to use up ingredients that I had on hand one Saturday afternoon. But little did I know that I would be so crazy in love with the end [...]
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with Mini Profiterole Dunkin’ Sticks
My heart is filled with gratitude right now. Many of you read about my aunt and her “Easter feast” a couple of weeks ago. (If you missed the post, it is here: Easter Egg Nest Centerpiece.) Little did I know how close I came [...]
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You know how some recipes start out by accident?
Well, I was in the middle of making cranberry sauce when my S.O. called and was lost coming home from a conference in a nearby state. I ran to the computer to get directions, came back to my [...]
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The other night, I was in the kitchen (go figure!), when the following conversation took place–
S.O.: What’cha making out there?
S.O.: Old dinner rolls?
S.O.: What kind of rolls?
Me: Cream puffs
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Here I go layering again.
I guess I just can’t help myself.
Just like I can’t help but add cranberries and cream cheese to a chocolate cake. I mean, who does these things?
At first it didn’t seem like a match made in [...]
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Note: The word “Grateful” is a Christmas card that my good friend Cary at ZFactory made. Feel free to check out his other card designs here: ZFactory Christmas cards.
This cake is so big, it took a poll on my Facebook page to come up with a [...]
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My best childhood memories involve standing around my grandma’s homemade ice cream maker at family gatherings.
She’d pack the ice and salt around the canister, plug it in, and we’d wait…and wait…and wait…for what seemed like an eternity.
If we were really lucky, [...]
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I hesitated for the longest time to buy the ice cream maker attachment to my KitchenAid stand mixer.
After all, if I bought the attachment, wouldn’t I be tempted to make (and eat) ice cream everyday? Who needs temptations like that? But the thought of getting [...]
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Have you ever had one of those days when you just wanted to come home to a little bliss?
Perhaps a hot luxurious bubble bath?
Maybe a glass of wine on the back deck?
Possibly a little indulgent dessert?
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