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Chocolate Chip & Walnut Banana Muffins

On Friday, there was a sign next to a plate of overripe bananas that said, “For Banana Bread” on it. I wasn’t sure if it was a suggestion, or a claim, so I added my own post-it saying if someone was looking for offers that I could take care of it, and the original writer found […]

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Decorative Sugar Cookies – Jaladay Style

Happy Jaladays! As gifts this year, I decided to make jalapeño-shaped cookies for my clients. As fate would have it the stars aligned, and Etsy delivered, so I was able to get an adorable custom cookie cutter in the shape of my logo from The Fussy Pup, as well as custom cookie tins from the […]

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Old Fashioned Gingerbread

While I’ve made my share of gingerbread men, (not really) ugly Christmas sweaters, and other ginger-themed cookies in the past, a friend of mine requested I make some actual gingerbread for a dinner he was hosting. Conveniently, I am on the AllRecipes email list, and this recipe came in just last week! It’s pretty easy to make, […]

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Candied Pecans

I was hoping to squeeze in some more holiday recipes before, you know, the holidays… So here’s another one! I’ve always wanted to try these, and today seemed to be the day. I’m having dinner with some friends and I offered to bring a salad, and I got it in my mind to do a […]

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Swirly Twirly Sugar Cookies

A friend sent me this recipe and, as she’s responsible for a number of the killer sweets you’ll find on this site, of course I was going to try it. And how pretty are these cookies? Who can resist? They reminded me immediately of the movie Elf. All I kept thinking when looking at them […]

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Peach Pie

My friends and I were doing dinner and a movie one night, Parenthood, back during stone fruit season so I’m sorry this is super late, and I wanted to make a dessert that went with meatloaf. The hostess suggested a peach pie, so here we are. I decided to use the basic recipe I used […]

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White Trash Bars

What do you do when you’ve offered to bake something for a White Trash Bash, and have no idea what’s considered a “white trash” dessert? You do a Google search, duh. When these White Trash Bars came up on Twin Dragonflies Designs, I knew it was a sign. These bars are pure sugary goodness, and there are only […]

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