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Old Fashioned Molasses Cookies

On a rainy Sunday afternoon, these molasses cookies are the cookies to have next to you when you’re camped out on the sofa watching old movies. These cookies are soft, the texture is more cake-like than a crisp cookie. They’re … Continue reading

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Chocolate Banana Bread

Overripe bananas + freezing temperatures = baking something to keep warm! It was chilly last week, with the thermometer dipping into single digits for a couple of days. The cat abandoned his favorite napping spot on the sofa in favor … Continue reading

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No-Knead Everything Bread

An everything bagel is a bagel that’s topped with poppy seeds, onion flakes, toasted sesame seeds, garlic powder, and kosher salt. This no-knead bread is similar, but the seasoning mix is incorporated into the dough, as well as sprinkled on … Continue reading

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Pane Bianco

I usually post “Lovin’ from the Oven” on Mondays – but I decided to put this up today because we’re about to have snow/rain/below freezing temperatures around these parts. I figured anyone homebound looking for something to do may want … Continue reading

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Soft and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

A cookie jar classic, these chocolate chip cookies are wonderfully soft and chewy. They’re a favorite in our house!

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Orange Banana Muffins

I was tidying the kitchen yesterday, when I came across a recipe card from Joe’s Aunt Jean. Guests were asked to share a recipe with me at my bridal shower, and over the years I’ve made almost all of them. … Continue reading

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Apple Walnut Braided Bread

I had some apples leftover from Christmas baking, and thought it would be nice to make a little something sweet to go with coffee at breakfast on New Year’s Day. Braided breads are relatively easy to put together, and you … Continue reading

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Vanilla Meringues

Last week, I made espresso meringues, and came to the realization that not everyone is a coffee fan. So, it was back to the KitchenAid stand mixer, this time for a pink tinted, vanilla version to add some color to … Continue reading

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It’s National Cookie Day!

To celebrate National Cookie Day, I’m posting the links to three of my favorite cookies. I’ll be spending some time in my kitchen this afternoon making a few batches of dough for the freezer to bake later as Christmas approaches. … Continue reading

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Banana Muffins

Here’s an easy to make muffin recipe when you’re stuck with a bunch of overripe bananas. It’s a pretty forgiving recipe – I used sour cream in mine, but you can use buttermilk, plain or Greek yogurt. Bake up a … Continue reading

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