Category Archives: Dessert

Apple Upside Down Cake

I have a love/hate relationship with CSA’s.  I love the premise…buying local fruits and vegetables to support the farms and growers in the area.   Or, as one of the more popular local CSA’s says: Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is … Continue reading

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No Bake Mint Thin Cookies

Dear Pinterest, You don’t know me.  But I think I know about all I need to about you. On the surface, you seem innocent enough.  Lots of pretty pictures and inspiration swirling around like so many feathery party garlands, all … Continue reading

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Freezer S’mores

I went from being Type A to Type Meh in the span of just a few years. Type A = super competitive; anxious about everything being just so; rigid and uptight. Type Meh = more relaxed; content with things as … Continue reading

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Strawberry Shortcake Crumb Topping

I often find the words “back in my day” tumbling out of my mouth.  As enjoyable as I find these trips down memory lane, I’m not sure the person I’m forcing the reminiscence upon would say the same.  Unless we … Continue reading

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Easy Lemon Curd

I had to check my typing and make sure I did not title this post Easy Lemon Crud.  Because I have crud on my mind.  Our house has become a breeding ground for crud and crap thanks to the germs … Continue reading

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Angel Food Cake

My Grandmother is old.  I say that because she just turned 90.  And let’s be honest….90 IS old.  But the funny thing is that in my mind, she’s always been old in an ageless sort of way.  As a child … Continue reading

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Brownie Cupcakes

Brownie Cupcakes Adapted from Annie Riggs 6 ounces bittersweet chocolate chips 1 stick of butter, cubed 3/4 cup brown sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 3/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon all purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon kosher … Continue reading

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Lemon Tartlettes

Lemon Tartlettes Adapted from Sugarcrafter BAH Note: Tracy got uber fancy and made a meringue topping for her tarts.  The next time I make these I might give that a try.  But I thought the tartlettes were sublime sans meringue…and … Continue reading

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Chewy Ginger Cookies

I wish I had an interesting story to tell you about these cookies.  But look at that picture.  What could I possibly say to convince you to make these if that picture doesn’t already have you heating up your oven? … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday – Public Service Announcement

The following originally appeared on 3/29/09 at Exit 51. Public Service Announcement This is what can happen when you remember there is an entire Sara Lee pound cake in your freezer, chocolate chips in the cupboard, and a grill press … Continue reading

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