Category Archives: Sweets

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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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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Peanut Butter Cup

Ok, so these happened.  But like many DIY food projects in my kitchen, I don’t know that I would ever make them again.  Especially when Trader Joe has the most delicious dark chocolate peanut butter cups on the face of … Continue reading

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Clodagh’s Mint Chocolate Cupcakes

Disclaimer:  The good folks at Kerrygold provided me with a copy of Coldagh’s Kitchen Diaries and coupons for their fantabulous butter.  I highly recommend both. I have found a new outlet to get baked goods out of my house….it’s called … 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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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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