Category Archives: Dessert

Easy Six Ingredient Apple Turnovers

  This recipe requires only six ingredients and fills the air with home-baked apple cinnamon goodness in no more than thirty minutes. It’s classic and simple and uncomplicated.   You’re more than welcome to use your own homemade puff pastry … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Dr. Seuss Cupcake Toppers

Across the country, thousands of schools, libraries, and community centers participate in fostering a love of reading by celebrating the birthday of Dr. Seuss.  My son’s school is celebrating all week long with fun activities and asked parents to get … Continue reading

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Salted Chocolate Tart with Peanut Butter Pretzel Crust

If you haven’t discovered the phenomenon of salted chocolate on your own, allow me to guide you for a moment through the logic behind it. Do you love peanut butter with chocolate?  Do you love pretzels with chocolate?  Do you … Continue reading

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The Best Hot Chocolate Recipe Of All Time

 Do you remember how as a kid everything looked better in cartoons?  Strawberry-Shortcake-land food looked way better than the food in real life.  That’s just a fact. This made the reality of actual strawberry shortcake highly disappointing at times, particularly … Continue reading

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Death By Chocolate Cupcakes

Happy 2014 everyone!  This year, we’ve decided to hold back on the pretenses and celebrate the new year the proper way. With death by chocolate cupcakes, obviously. I found and adapted this recipe from another blog and it’s really quite … Continue reading

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Cranberry Zinger Whoopie Pies

It is officially the holiday season which could be surmised solely based on the amount of butter I use on a weekly basis.  It’s kind of ridiculous but, also, kind of awesome.  Whoopie pies are a necessity of holiday indulgence, … Continue reading

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The Sweetest Place On Earth

I mentioned that we were going to bring our sons on what we call, a “mystery trip” for Trey’s seventh birthday.  And well, let’s just say… it’s going to require some very slick and clever planning on my part to … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Kettle Corn

We’re already getting ready for that one and only time of year that freshly sharpened pencils and the sound of cutting construction paper make me smile joyfully.  Yes, “Back to school” is mingling around us and I am keeping up … Continue reading

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Dear Foodgawker: A Rant and Some Easy Rice Pudding.

Note: It’s raining and cold here this Memorial Day weekend but I hear it should be nice by Monday (woohoo!).  Save the grilling for then and try this simple and easy recipe for rice pudding tonight.  It’s the only one I’ve … Continue reading

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