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Dessert Recipes

Chocolate Nutella Peanut Butter Fudge and a Fudge Blog Hop

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I tend to make something that is super simple and really amazing. I will be so proud of myself and share it with my neighbors, my family and friends. I'll then forget all about the wonderful and easy recipe. Recipes like fudge.

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Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls and a Red Star Yeast Giveaway!

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Red Star has a new yeast called PLATINUM Superior Baking Yeast that could help ease some of your yeast fears. As an avid bread baker, I couldn’t wait to dig into my new yeast packets to see the results for myself. With the advent of fall,  Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls was an obvious first recipe to try with their new yeast.

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Homemade Twix Bars

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I oftentimes come across a recipe and I end up pinning it. If I bookmark it, it is a recipe that I think one day I may actually get around to trying. Some recipes remain in my mind longer than others.

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Apple Zucchini Bundt Cake with Crunchy Limoncello Glaze

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I really look forward to apple baking season. I am a baker that will look for an excuse to try absolutely every apple recipe I come across. There is usually not any recipe that I do not want to meet.

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Campari Maître d’-Friday Cocktails

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You maybe think you’ve clicked on the wrong blog. What in the world are cocktails doing over here? Hey. It’s Friday! I think it’s time for a drink. 
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Chocolate Zucchini Swirl Bundt Cake


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If I were to say what my favorite kind of cake to bake is, it would be easy to say a Bundt.The simple and humble Bundt that is for me, always reliable and very versatile.

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Twix Muffins (with homemade Twix bars)-#MuffinMonday

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Happy Monday! I baked you some chocolate muffins. It’s not usual that you will find a recipe here that involves candy or candy bars. I think it's safe to say it’s extremely rare.
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Summer Strawberry Cake

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I know some of you may be experiencing lovely cooler temperatures. I am happy for you. I really am. I’m also extremely envious of you.

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Nectarine Chiffon Upside-Down Cake-Tuesdays with Dorie

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The first Tuesdays with Dorie recipe for the month of September was a beautiful cake made with a ripe summer stone fruit. I had already bookmarked the recipe in my Baking with Julia book. I had to because it was an upside-down cake. If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you know I really like them.
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Cheesy Pull-Apart Bread- #TwelveLoaves September

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It seems this #TwelveLoaves bread baking group has gotten my oven working overtime and my flour running out quicker than it normally does. A theme is chosen for the next Twelve Loaves challenge and my head starts spinning with ideas. Homemade bread is constantly on my mind. Not that that’s a bad thing.
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Silent Sunday Italy: A Little Bit of Tuscany

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This is the path where we walked in the morning in a little town right outside of Siena. The graveled road is adjacent to the tallest cypress trees I’ve ever seen. Their points seem to almost pierce the bright sky on this hot afternoon in Tuscany.
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