Category Archives: Recipes

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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Peach (or Apple) Sour Cream Puff

I know that it’s almost over, those last days of peaches are upon us. I will be quite sad to see them go, so I’ve made this dessert a few times to savor their goodness. This dessert is pretty great for a dinner with friends because it’s a less expected choice with all the fall [...]
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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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Chocolate Mint Pixies

There are only two things that I find necessary to bake (and/or consume) each holiday season: 1. Mexican wedding cake cookies and 2. some sort of combination of chocolate and peppermint. This year, I took one of my mom’s classic recipes for chocolate pixies and added a little peppermint in order to get my fix. [...]
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Pumpkin bars with maple cream cheese frosting

There was one delightful fall day a few years ago when I came to work and discovered a tray of pumpkin bars, baked by the wife of my former boss. I’d never experienced anything quite like them before, and they instantly became one of my favorite baked goods. Ever. This is big people. As you’ve [...]
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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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