Category Archives: Sweets

Peach Blueberry Basil Crumble

This crumble represents a celebration of sorts.  On this particular occasion I was: Celebrating an afternoon spent with friends and indulging in laughter, retail therapy, and insanely good biscuits. Celebrating progress getting Miss Libby into a new sleep routine. Celebrating … Continue reading

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Homemade Magic Shell

I’ve been hiding something and I need to finally set it free…I am impulsive.  There, I said it.  My impulsiveness comes in two different flavors. There is the entitled impulsiveness like when I see a little something that makes me … Continue reading

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Brownie Ice Cream Sandwich

What kind of crazy made me think  it was reasonable to order my child’s birthday present six days before her birthday and expect to get away with it? The kind of crazy that comes from sleep deprivation. Who in their … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcakes

Did you know that cupcakes can be so good that they need protection?  They can.  These are.  Let me  tell you how they came to be. After stumbling across Movita Beaucoup’s delightful blog, courtesy of More Stomach, I added her … Continue reading

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Pudding Pops

Dear Libby, I hope that you will always have golden summer moments like this one. Love, Momma Pudding Pops Adapted from Dorie Greenspan and The Craving Chronicles BAH Note: These pops are ridiculously easy to pull together.  Just remember that … Continue reading

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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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#1 Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

Thanks to watching too many episodes of BBQ Pitmaster, The Mistah and I have started referring to ourselves in a rather bizarre third person way.  I’ll try and explain.  On each episode there are three new competitors.  They have a … 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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Abby’s Greek Yogurt Coffee Cakes

I know that’s a helluva long title.  But each and every word is important.  Lemme break it down for you. Abby = Abby Dodge.  Seriously credentialed baking guru.  Author of multiple cookbooks, contributing editor to Fine Cooking, blogger, and teacher.  … Continue reading

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Graeter’s Black Cherry Chocolate Chip

The following is a 100% true story. Once upon a time, I tried some Black Cherry Ice Cream. It tasted like dish soap. The End. I told this story to my pal Mary while we were out picking sweet cherries … Continue reading

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