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Cinnamon Cream Cheese Crowns

  I love cream cheese Danish pastry. I have made laminated dough (the kind of dough that makes the Danish so flaky) a lot over the years but it take a long time and if it is one thing I do not have it is time. 

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Hawaiian Wedding Cake that Even Coconut Haters Will Love

Hawaiian Wedding Cake has a couple of different forms. A lot of the time it starts with a yellow cake mix and ends with Cool Whip and that just isn’t my style. I wanted something with the flavor, a limited amount of the stuff I try to stay away from, and it had to be …

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Swedish Apple Pie

Swedish apple pie – I don’t know if it is Swedish or not, or the recipe just showed up one day in my 1940s cookbook. This is a pie for streusel lovers. Because of the way it is made the streusel about as thick as you handle – more like a crumbly cake… no bread… no cookie… …

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Bourbon Pumpkin Pie Biscotti and Torani Syrups

A few weeks ago SheSpeaks and Torani Syrup offered me the opportunity to try out a couple of syrups in my holiday baking and brewing. I have used the syrups in the past – we love Italian sodas around here – so I was happy to accept.   Torani has been around since the 1920s, …

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How to Make Gingerbread Houses with Graham Crackers

  About 20 years ago, on the first Friday of December I unknowingly created a tradition that was to haunt me for the rest of my life. I made houses out of graham crackers, bought candy, and invited the kids’ friends over to decorate the “gingerbread” houses. Since then I have only missed one party – and …

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Cookie Dough Cheesecake

Have you noticed that there are certain cycles in the popularity of foods and flavors? Red Velvet, Cake Batter, Cookies and Cream – all of these flavors have had their day but my favorite with probably always be cookie dough. There’s just something comforting about that raw cookie dough flavor and texture that makes you …

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Slow Cooker Pot Roast Sandwiches

One of the best things about the cooler months of the year is the fact that it is so much easier to think of a slow cooker dinner than in the summer. Sure, you can use a crockpot all year long but most of us don’t. Nope. We save them for simmering soups, stews, and …

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50 Best Pumpkin Recipes on the Internet

  Y’all seem to like my 50 Best posts so I will try to do a new one every once in awhile. One of my favorite ingredients is pumpkin whether it is sweet or savory. So, seeing how pumpkin season is in full swing it seemed like a no-brainer to see what pumpkin recipes I could find …

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