Author Archives: Kesha

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

I can’t get enough pumpkin this season. Everywhere I turn, there it is and I want it. Maybe it’s the spice. Maybe it is the season. Maybe it is just all around too delicious to pass up. This is a case of the same. I first had these muffins at a friend’s bridal shower. [...]
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Spiced Bundt Cake with Orange Butter

Sometimes the simplest things in life are the best. I received this recipe from a friend of my mom’s. The word on the street was that this bundt cake was devoured within hours of it being prepared but when I read the recipe I was not convinced. It seemed so basic. By request of my [...]
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Caramel Apple Nut Rolls

Every time I start writing a post, I find myself expressing a deep love for the food I am writing about, almost like every food is my favorite. I love ice cream. I love cookies. I love blackberries. And I am especially fond of cinnamon rolls. On Saturdays, when I am up early and [...]
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Blackberry & Marshmallow Semifreddo

One of my favorite things about summer is blackberries. I visit the farmers’ market each Saturday to claim my share. I usually have to arrive early, due to short supply, and hurriedly seek out the blackberry growers first. Then I buy quarts and quarts for eating, baking and freezing (for when they are no [...]
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Toasted-Coconut Custard Tart

I can tell I am getting older (aside from the more obvious indications such as birthdays each year). There are all of those foods that I just could not and would not eat as a kid – tomatoes, Brussels sprouts, pecans and coconut. I’ve given many of these “grody” foods a second chance and [...]
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Cherry-Berry Pecan Granola Bars

Sunday marked the culmination of months and months of hard work and discipline for Mara and me (and Mara’s husband). For about four months we have been running and cross training in preparation of our third marathon. Sunday was the big day. We hit the roads of St. Louis (with about 17,000 other people) to [...]
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