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    Coconut Cake

    September 18, 2023

    I shared the STEAK, now time for the CAKE in my husband’s Steak & Cake birthday dinner request! For his birthday cake, I chose Ina Garten’s Coconut Cake! It is a big, beautiful cake fit for a special occasion! Details below. Rating: A- How to make it an A+: I do not think the almond extract did anything for this cake. I’d skip next time. Also, the frosting needs a little bit of salt! Lastly, I’d love a fruit layer…

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    Vanilla Bean Clafoutis with Raspberries & Nectarines

    This Vanilla Bean Clafoutis with Raspberries & Nectarines, from Good Housekeeping, might just be my new favorite sweet treat. Full disclosure: My kids did not appreciate the texture, even though I kept telling them…

    August 10, 2023
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    Double Chocolate Almond Brownies

    While I’m not gluten-free, I love a gluten-free brownie. They’re usually incredibly moist and I am definitely a center-cut girl. I thought I would love these Double Chocolate Almond Brownies from Blue Diamond! Rating:…

    August 10, 2023
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    Chocolate-Oat-Date Bars

    These Chocolate-Oat-Date Bars, from Real Simple, are my new sweet treat to gift! The puréed dates give the bars a brownie texture, and with the hints of chocolate, you’re not sure what you’re eating!…

    August 10, 2023
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    Coconut Macaroon Brownies

    Two incredibly delicious worlds collided in these Coconut Macaroon Brownies from Food & Wine magazine! They were not light on the ingredients, but still pretty quick and easy to put together! There is an…

    July 17, 2023
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    Broccoli Salad

    This Broccoli Salad from AllRecipes is a summer BBQ favorite! With bacon and cheddar and mayo, this is definitely a twist on a classic! Rating: A+ How to make it an A+: You can’t…

    July 12, 2023
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    Blueberry, Raspberry, and Lemon Loaf

    This Blueberry, Raspberry, and Lemon Loaf, from AllRecipes, is a nice and simple cake that can be served any time of day! A brunch side, a cheeky breakfast, an afternoon snack, dessert–SURE! Why not.…

    July 9, 2023