Desserts

Oatmeal Almond Chocolate Chip Cookies

20
Mar
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These Oatmeal Almond Chocolate Chip Cookies are a quandary for me. I dreamt up the recipe one day and decided to just bake it up without looking at any other recipes in books or online. Once I’d made the dough, which I felt was pretty standard in texture and tasted good too (yes, I taste […]

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Mangos, Mangos, Everywhere!

15
Mar
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Let me tell you something that no one really covers about the early days of motherhood: Monotony. There’s a lot of it. All the changing. All the feeding. And your baby is kind of a lump with not a lot of emotional responses at first. Of course you love them. Of course that baby is […]

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Strawberry Lemon Cupcakes for Jamie

14
Jan
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I feel sorry for winter babies. Being one myself, I know the envy that is birthday pool parties, slip and slides and barbecue parties, or, well, pretty much any outdoor party you can think of. When February rolled around every year, all I wanted was a pool party with an ice cream sundae bar like […]

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Chocolate Party Love

20
Sep
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Hey y’all. If you’ve read B&B for any length of time, you know just how much my grandparents mean to me. Today my pal Roxana is featuring my Gaga’s Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake recipe on her blog, Roxana’s Home Baking, as part of her annual Chocolate Party. Visit her blog to enter her Chocolate Party for […]

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Peach, Plum and Nectarine Crisp

28
Aug
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How do you say thank you adequately to friends that make a secret, silent dream come true? I’m not really sure there is a way, but if there is, I think I’d start with this Peach Crisp. It also has nectarines and plums, and is made with a whole lotta butter and love. Over the […]

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Peach Raspberry Pie

01
Aug
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When your CSA gives you copious amounts of peaches, what do you do? You make pie. Peach Raspberry pie, to be specific. A lot of people think peaches and immediately think Georgia, but I’m here to tell you that Texan peaches can easily give the Georgians a run for their money. Saying I miss them […]

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Team Green No Longer!

05
Jun
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When you become pregnant, you learn all sorts of vernacular you might never have been privy to otherwise. For example, did you know that when parents choose not to find out the baby’s gender via sonogram, they’ve officially joined Team Green? Yeah, me neither. But, you learn something new every day. The Brit and I […]

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Green Mountain Fair Trade Island Coconut Coffee Cake

21
May
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You all know that recently I went home to Texas to be with my dad and family while he underwent open heart surgery. I’ll tell you, nothing makes you want to bake for others more than (stress) and sheer gratitude for the care they’re giving your sick dad. When I decided I’d bake a cake […]

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Dark Chocolate Peppermint M&M Cookies

23
Dec
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Today I’m guest posting these fabulous cookies over on My Baking Addiction. Stop by and check it out!

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“Apple of Your Eye” Apple Cider Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Frosting

22
Oct
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One of the greatest gifts that has come from being a food blogger is the wonderful number of absolutely lovely people I now call friend. Kristan from Confessions of a Cookbook Queen is one of those friends. My favorite thing about Kristan is her hilarious sense of humor. Every single post Kristan writes has me […]

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