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Leftover Candy Skillet Cookie Cake

This recipe is genius and DELICIOUS! Gosh, I thoroughly enjoyed this Leftover Candy Skillet Cookie Cake from Real Simple magazine! I used up a ton of leftover candy, and maybe hid the rest tricking my four-year old! Shhh… Rating: A+ How to make it…

November 6, 2021
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Vanilla Rice Pudding with Blueberry Compote

Pregnancy cravings are real! I had to have rice pudding this week so tried out this Vanilla Rice Pudding with Blueberry Compote from Cosmopolitan magazine. It was published back in 2012 from Sophie Wright’s cookbook. Thoughts below… Rating: B- How to make it an…

May 18, 2021
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Easter Brunch!

What an Easter! Our second in lockdown, and this time I prepared the meal under some loud roof construction, but it was all worth it! See below for detail on our Easter brunch lineup of a Honey-Glazed Spiral Ham and Watercress, Strawberry. and Toasted-Sesame…

April 5, 2021
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Matcha Pudding Tart

Anyone else matcha obsessed?! Green might not be the color of February, but it sure fits right in with this heart-topped Matcha Pudding Tart. The raspberries add a nice dimension of flavor, and a great contrasting color. Check out the recipe below! Recipe Ingredients…

February 13, 2021
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Baked Pumpkin Doughnuts with Pepita Sugar

My goodnessssss, these are GOOD! My husband looked at me after taking a bite and said “Oh yeahhhh.” If you want your husband,, family, self to have a similar reaction today, make these Baked Pumpkin Doughnuts with Pepita Sugar from Martha Stewart Living! Such…

October 18, 2020
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Sheet Pan Apple Crisp

Real Simple’s Sheet Pan Apple Crisp boasts how it’s heavy on the topping since that’s the best part, and it is not wrong! Also, cardamom is one of my favorite additions to baked goods (thanks to the bakery Fabrique in London, which also has…

October 11, 2020
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Pumpkin Roulade

After last night’s Warm Brussels-Sprout Dip and Turkey-Pumpkin Chili, the grand finale was Ina Garten’s Pumpkin Roulade! What a beautiful way to enjoy pumpkin! If you haven’t made a dessert roll before, do not be intimidated! And, I am typically not a huge ginger fan,…

October 7, 2020
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Matcha Cake with Vanilla Buttercream

And, you can’t have a birthday celebration without a birthday cake! To finish my husband’s birthday menu, I put together this Matcha Cake with Vanilla Buttercream from Real Simple! If you’re also matcha-obsessed, check it out! Details below. Rating: B+ How to make it…

September 18, 2020
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Cherry Chocolate Crumble

If you’ve been following along, I’ve had some giant bags of frozen fruits that thawed and re-froze into giant bricks after our power outage. Well, to use up the bags I stick them in the refrigerator the night before using, and then put together…

September 13, 2020
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Strawberry-Rhubarb Bostock

I am a big fan of the classic strawberry-rhubarb combination, but add almond, and I am SOLD. This Strawberry-Rhubarb Bostock, from Martha Stewart Living, is just incredible! Details below! Rating: A How to make it an A+: This treat is DELICIOUS! A+ for flavor!…

September 6, 2020