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Salted Choco Chip Cookies

I have, for as long as I can remember, related to Cookie Monster on a deep spiritual level. I too, my blue muppet friend, have a thing for cookies. And by thing, clearly I mean THANG. It may seem strange for someone who bakes as often as I do to say that I almost never make cookies, but I don’t. Why? I WILL EAT THEM ALL. I have ZERO chill

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Roasted Buttered Cherries

I may have accidentally, totally on purpose, bought two pounds of fresh dark red, beautifully sweet cherries. They were on sale for under $2.00 a pound – which, I don’t know what part of the world you live in, but that RARELY happens here – so I totally went a bit cross-eyed in the produce section and bought two pounds. It occurs to me now, as I type this, that

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Baked Sopaipillas

This Friday is every American’s favorite “we don’t actually know what we’re celebrating but we’re gonna eat tacos and get smashed” Mexican holiday: Cinco de Mayo. First and foremost: Cinco de Mayo is NOT Mexican Independence Day (September 16 if you are curious). What Cinco de Mayo IS, is the celebration of the Mexican victory against invading French forces during the Battle of Puebla. So, go ahead and celebrate –

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Sticky Gingerbread Bundt Cake

Are you in charge of dessert at any point during this holiday season? YOU ARE? Great. I have the PERFECT cake for you to serve. It’s gingery, moist, and everything the overly frosted confections that abound this time of year aren’t. Gingerbread often invokes the ideas of little cookie men with gumdrop buttons, but it is SO MUCH MORE. While this cake contains a fair amount of sugar, it is

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Fast, Easy Coconut Macaroons

I don’t know about you guys, but with the holidays coming up there is some serious baking going on in my household. And why wouldn’t there be? Aside from the holidays being all about spending time with the ones you love, it’s also about the delicious foods and mouth-watering desserts! Whether you’re attending or hosting, chances are you’re going to need appetizers for this party, desserts for that party and

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