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the weekend.

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peppermint pattie cookies.

Oh my. The second I saw these cookies on How Sweet Eats, I knew I had to make them immediately.  That says a lot.  I generally avoid cookies that need extra steps like frosting and a ganache drizzle.  I like … Continue reading

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chocolate chip cookies.

Sometimes you really need chocolate chip cookies. I love chocolate chip cookies, but over the years, I rarely made them.  When I did make them, I followed the old standard recipe on the back of the bag of chocolate chips. … Continue reading

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the weekend.

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the best baking tip ever.

We keep our house cold in the winter.  We have oil heat and that gets expensive really quickly.  The wood stove in the living room helps a lot, but our house is still significantly colder than what most people would … Continue reading

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holiday baking.

Every year I go a bit overboard with cookies… and this year will be no exception.  This year might even be worse, because we have a lot of random events to attend in the next few weeks.  Usually I spend … Continue reading

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happy thanksgiving!

I hope everyone has a great holiday! I’m off to the gym (so I can enjoy some of the treats below), and then I’m off to spend the day with my husband’s family.  Here’s what I’m bringing: Everyday Chocolate Cake … Continue reading

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