Orange Cranberry Almond Tea Cakes

Orange Cranberry Almond Tea Cakes

Hi friends! With citrus season in full swing here in Southern California, our farmers markets are bursting at the seams with all types of lemons, oranges, grapefruit and kumquats. My hands down favorites are Cara Cara Oranges, Blood Oranges, Meyer Lemons and Tangerines. The Orange Cranberry Almond Tea Cakes I'm…

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15 Healthy Dinner Ideas!

15 Healthy Dinner Ideas!

Hi friends, Happy New Year! Welcome to 2017 and all the goodness that it brings! Are you among the zillions of folks who have made healthy eating a resolution? If so, I have 15 healthy dinner ideas for you, skimmed from the best and brightest of Pinterest. As I am…

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21 Christmas Cookies! A delicious roundup!

21 Christmas Cookies! A Delicious Roundup!

Hi friends! It's baking season! This time of year especially, you'll find me baking cookies. Gingerbread men, Snowball cookies and of course, my favorite Melted Snowman Cookies are always on our baking list! Christmas Cookies are the things from which Holiday Memories are made! I love that my granddaughter already…

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Vanilla Polka Dot Cookies

Vanilla Polka Dot Cookies

Hi friends! Happy National Cookie Day! I can't think of a better way to celebrate than to share a fun recipe, Dorie Greenspan's Vanilla Polka Dot Cookies, and a recent baking adventure too! This is my granddaughter, whom I affectionately call "Mini Sous." She's holding my grandmothers rolling pin. This…

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“Dorie’s Cookies” at Melissa’s Produce!

“Dorie’s Cookies” At Melissa’s Produce!

Hi friends! Baking season is in full swing! If you're like most, you're probably making cookies for the holidays! I have a list of seasonal favorites, plus another dozen (or more) new things I want to try. It's what happens when you're a wee bit cookie obsessed. These gorgeous cookie…

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Crockpot Chocolate Candy Clusters!

Crockpot Chocolate Candy Clusters!

Hi friends! How are you doing? Did you survive Thanksgiving? Are you ready for Christmas? We had a great time on Thanksgiving! All the kids, their significant others and of course, Mini Sous and Mini Two came over to eat! We even managed to squeeze in a few family photos…

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Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix for #SundaySupper

Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix For #SundaySupper

Hi friends! I hope you had a blessed Thanksgiving and are looking forward to the next few weeks. This is my favorite time of year! Not because of the shopping (seriously, not my thing!) but because people seem to have such big hearts. We are giving and forgiving. We love…

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Top 12 Pecan recipes for National Pecan Month

Top 12 Pecan Recipes For National Pecan Month

Hi friends! November is National Pecan Month! Pecan Pie has always been one of my favorite desserts for Thanksgiving. Believe it or not, there are other ways to enjoy Pecans. My little bakers heart knows about pecan cookies and shortbread, pies and bars, ooey-gooey cinnamon rolls and bread pudding stuffed…

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Pumpkin Chocolate Quick Bread

Pumpkin Chocolate Quick Bread

Hi friends! Baking season is upon us and this week, I have a fun new recipe for you! Pumpkin chocolate quick bread. It officially qualifies as my one pumpkin recipe for the year. Ha! Y'all know how I feel about pumpkin, right? I have a confession to make too... Yep,…

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Stacked Sweet Potatoes for #SundaySupper

Stacked Sweet Potatoes For #SundaySupper

Hi friends! We're nearly a week into November and I'm already dreaming about Thanksgiving. Are you? We always have a big turkey, cheesy smashed potatoes and oyster dressing. Those are traditional. The rest of the meal however, is always changing. As we've welcomed more people into our family, they've brought…

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