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Apple Raisin Braided Bread

Now that the weather is getting cooler, I’ve been baking again. Braided breads are always fun to make, on Sunday I combined apples and raisins into this marvelous, sturdy dough –  baked in a cast iron skillet. When cool, I … Continue reading

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Italian Cream Cheese Cake

This cake is marvelous – it’s made with lots of eggs, buttermilk, and coconut, with a cream cheese frosting! It’s light, moist, and made for a perfect birthday cake.

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Chocolate Banana Muffins

I buy bananas, and two days later, they’re covered in brown spots due to the heat wave we’re having. I was going to make a banana bread, but muffins take less time to bake, and I had to do something … Continue reading

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Fudgy Brownie Cookies

These cookies are like a brownie in cookie form – chewy, but slightly crispy -and very chocolate! I made them for the lifeguards at our pool, but it looks like I’m going to have to make another batch, because they … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Due to July’s stifling heat and humidity, I haven’t been baking as much as I’d like. So when the thermometer dips below 90º, I pull out my trusty mixing bowl and hand mixer, and get to work! This recipe is the … Continue reading

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Chocolate Bavarian Torte

It’s my neighbor’s birthday today, this is the cake I made for her celebration tonight. A three layer chocolate cake with a whipped cream icing with cream cheese, light brown sugar, topped with grated chocolate. It does require to be … Continue reading

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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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