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Strawberry Peach Bread and Strawberry Lavender Jam

I know it’s been a long time, I’ve moved to a new job in Dallas so I’ve been mostly without my kitchen (or any kitchen at all for a while) and suffering some serious withdrawal … Continue reading

May 20, 2012 · 3 Comments

Easter Egg Cake Balls

Easter Egg Cake Balls Since I’ve been quite busy lately, I’m taking advantage of timing and reposting one of my favorites for Easter.  These were a big hit and I’m … Continue reading

February 26, 2012 · 4 Comments

The Daring Bakers’ Challenge: Australian Scones (aka baking powder biscuits)

I admit I’ve neglected my blog.  Between lots of visitors over the holidays and my realization that all that baking was having a really bad effect on the family’s collective … Continue reading

January 27, 2012 · 4 Comments

Cranberry Cookie Bars: what to do with that leftover cranberry sauce

I always have left over cranberry sauce and never know what to do with it.  Due to my preference for sweets and distinct lack of interest in turkey (or any … Continue reading

December 17, 2011 · 14 Comments

The Daring Cooks’ Challenge: Char Sui and Char Sui Bao (charred BBQ Pork plain and in buns)

Our Daring Cooks’ December 2011 hostess is Sara from Belly Rumbles! Sara chose awesome Char Sui Bao as our challenge, where we made the buns, Char Sui, and filling from … Continue reading

December 14, 2011 · 9 Comments

The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap: Filled Sugar Cookies with Nutella, Maraschino Cherries and Honey Caramel

I have done lots of cookie swaps, but this was my first cyber exchange and it was great fun!  Each participant made 3 dozen cookies and sent 1 dozen each … Continue reading

December 12, 2011 · 7 Comments

Chocolate Dipped Pecan and Cherry Cookies

These are wonderful holiday cookies and is one of five recipes chosen to be published in the Las Vegas Review Journal .  Starting with a basic sugar cookie dough I … Continue reading

December 7, 2011 · 5 Comments