Tag Archives: pecans

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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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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German Chocolate Cake

Lately I’ve been pretty excited for plums, peaches and nectarines. I wasn’t quite expecting to be baking a decadent chocolate cake in the middle of August, but life and family like to change plans. Anyway, I’m glad they do because I finally get to share here one of my all time favorite desserts. German chocolate cake [...]
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Rhubarb Oat Muffins

I know for most people rhubarb season starts in the early spring. For me though, I just can’t think of rhubarb at any other time than right now. That’s because every year, around the middle of the summer, we head north up to my grandparent’s home where there’s always a fresh supply just-picked rhubarb 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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