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Rhubarb Cake

What do I love about spring? Putting the boot tray away, daffodils, pink flowering trees, and rhubarb. This cake is light and sweet, and studded with diced rhubarb. This no fuss dessert would be the perfect finale to an Easter … Continue reading

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Apple Blondies

Our first snowstorm of 2021, and I’ve been making soup, bread, and apple blondies. Because what else are you gonna do besides shovel snow, watch movies, and eat?

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Simple Cheesecake

I made a cheesecake for the July 4th holiday. Not exactly summer fare, but I figured if I served it with some fresh fruit I could get away with it. Because sometimes you just need a little cheesecake! This is … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Ganache

This is the cake I made for Joe’s birthday. It’s a rich chocolate cake with a cream filling, covered with chocolate ganache. This recipe is going into the permanent birthday cake collection – it was delicious!

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Happy Thanksgiving!

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Lemon Yogurt Cake

This lemon yogurt cake is a one pan/no frost wonder. It’s a moist cake with a lemon syrup brushed on top while the cake is still warm from the oven, resulting with a delicious citrus glazed crust. It was the … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Sour Cream Cake

I gave half of this cake away because it’s so good that if it stayed in my kitchen, I would have devoured the whole thing in teeny, tiny slices. It’s a one pan, no frosting, no fuss cake with chocolate … Continue reading

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French Strawberry Cake

9th Street had gorgeous boxes of strawberries on Saturday, I picked up two, one would be macerated for brunch, and the other for this cake. I’m a big fan of “one pan wonder” cakes – this one is light, custardy in the … Continue reading

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Peach Crumb Cake

Since the produce vendors still have fresh peaches on their stands, I made one last peach dessert over the weekend. A simple crumb mixture pressed into a cake pan, a layer of peaches, and topped with more crumb mixture. With … Continue reading

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Nectarine Tart

We spent a couple of days in Atlantic City last week, and except for pouring waffle batter on a waffle iron at the hotel’s complimentary breakfast – I didn’t have to cook. So when we got home, I pulled some … Continue reading

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Peach Tart

This tart is a snap to throw together – a press in dough, sliced peaches, and a sprinkled topping. A short bake time is perfect for the heat wave we’ve been having! 

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Strawberry Blueberry Tart

Three cheers for the red, white, and blue! Since it’s the 4th – I made my favorite fruit tart from The Frog Commissary Cookbook. A light crust, brushed with melted chocolate, filled with a sweetened cream cheese, and topped with … Continue reading

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Lemon Sour Cream Pie

This is the pie that I served with Easter dinner – light, lemony, creamy – perfect! 

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Apple, Pear, and Cranberry Pie

This started out as being an apple cranberry pie, since I had a bowlful of pears on the table, I thought I may as well throw some of them into the mix. Adding brown sugar to the fruit resulted in a slight … Continue reading

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