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S’more Pudding Pie, please

So this was supposed to post on Presidents Day, but I guess it didn’t! Per usual these days, here in southern California anyway, it is February and the temperature is a crisp 80 degrees. That being said, I didn’t want to turn on my oven last week to make dessert! Fortunately, I have a solid, […]

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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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S’more Bars

As I promised in my post about Fruity Pebble Treats, I wanted to play around with different cereals to make different kinds of bars. One day, the idea for a S’more bar hit me, so I experimented. I used the basic recipe you’d use for the other treats, but added a little bit extra for […]

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Blueberry Pie

I needed a dessert recently when I headed over to a friend’s place for dinner. His wife was making fish tacos, and his 3-year old son declared that out all the pie flavors possible, blueberry sounded best. I couldn’t argue. I used the same crust recipe I’d used for my quiche, and doubled the recipe to […]

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Sauteed Peaches

It’s summertime, and fortunately stone fruit is in season, because I saw an episode of Chopped where someone made sauteed peaches with brown sugar and butter, and I had to immediately make it myself! Since I was going to the store anyway, I grabbed some vanilla bean-flavored coconut milk ice cream. (I really do try […]

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Creamy Lemon Squares

This recipe had been waiting so patiently to be made, and finally it was time. I made these for a barbecue recently, after the hostess asked if I had a lemon bar recipe. Heh, did I ever! I found this recipe on Made In Mel’s Kitchen, probably around the time it was written, about 2 […]

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Orange-scented Strawberry Pie

This really is the most accurate title for this pie, because Strawberry Orange seemed a bit over-exaggerated since I only used a bit of orange zest. The original intention had been to make a Strawberry Rhubarb pie, but I guess rhubarb isn’t in season since I could find it neither fresh nor frozen in 3 […]

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