Category Archives: Sweets

Rugelach

Below is a recipe for the most delicious cookies you will ever taste.  I have to admit, they take a bit of work.  But even though the first time I made them, I told Patrick I wasn’t sure the effort … Continue reading

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Pineapple Coconut-Milk Upside Down Cake

In the spirit of Thanksgiving and all of its cooking glory, today I am posting the three dishes I brought to our Thanksgiving feast.  Thanks to the continuing generosity of Lynda and Tom, each year we have a warm, welcoming … Continue reading

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Om Carrot Cake

There are many carrot cake recipes out there.  And it’s hard to decipher which one to pick – since they all seem pretty similar.  Your quest is over – this is the best carrot cake recipe and all you will … Continue reading

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Blueberry Crumb Cake

Yesterday, I had the urge to bake, and while blueberries aren’t as available as they were a couple of months ago, I really wanted to make a blueberry crumb cake I had tried once before.  Much to my chagrin, when … Continue reading

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Versunkener Apfelkuchen (Sunken Apple Honey Cake)

Sitting at my desk at work yesterday, Smitten Kitchen posted a new recipe, and it couldn’t have been more timely, Sunken Apple Honey Cake on erev Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year when we eat apples and honey to celebrate … Continue reading

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Upside Down Apple Crumble a la Mode

On Saturday night Patrick and I hosted a small gathering of friends and family for dinner and game night.  For dessert, I wanted something that incorporated apples but wasn’t too heavy.  I ended up making a version of an inside … Continue reading

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Coconut Almond Chia Seed Pudding

A couple of weeks ago I was celebrating at my bachelorette party, and it was so much fun.  It was also a funny weekend because we had a lot of special eaters – no gluten, no dairy, no meat, no … Continue reading

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BEST Citrus Cake EVER with Blueberries

Since Nicki’s boyfriend, Matt, has been in Uganda, and my fiance, Patrick, likes to have happy hour with his friends after work on Friday until 11 p.m., Nicki and I have started a new tradition on Friday nights – we … Continue reading

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Melted Strawberry Mini-Muffins

Summer is a great time to eat strawberries – they are red, juicy and fragrant.  Since I was having a girls’ night last night with my best friend Nicki, and strawberries are one of her two favorite foods (the other … Continue reading

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Almond, Maple and Chocolate Chunk Cookies

This weekend I was really craving a pastry or something sweet.  When a post from one of my favorite food blogs (the Sprouted Kitchen) came in with a mouth-watering picture of cookies, I knew I had my treat.  I altered … Continue reading

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