Category Archives: Desserts

dessert recipes

sprinkle cookies

if you grew up in or near a big city with access to “old school” bakeries like i did, maybe you share my obsession with the addictive sugary, buttery sprinkle cookies that all those bakeries seem to sell. i’ve never … Continue reading

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lemon layer cake

For Friend’s birthdays I almost always offer to make the cake. For my friend trish’s latest milestone I was more than pleased to have the baking task because I have been working on a yellow cake recipe forever and was … Continue reading

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angel food for the devil in you

it’s official… i’m in a funk. it might just be a case of the winter blahs or the fact that me and the husband are in desperate need of a little vacation, but i’m blue.  i’m not much for wallowing … Continue reading

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easy peasy cherry cheesecake

i am totally getting into the holiday spirit! it’s been so rainy and cold here in the northwest that i’ve been baking way more than usual; experimenting with some new recipes for the upcoming holidays and revisiting old favorites. the … Continue reading

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carrot cake cuties

ahhhhhh thanksgiving. in my opinion, the king of all holidays. everybody gets a nice long weekend, you don’t have to pick out “the perfect gift for the man who has everything”, and you get to feast on delicious family recipes. … Continue reading

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the best chocolate chip cookies i’ve ever had

in an ongoing effort to save money to buy a house in seattle, my husband and i have been hosting potluck dinners every sunday with six of our close friends. we switch off making the main dish, side dish, and … Continue reading

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french macarons, oui oui!

i am sick of cupcakes! i make them for every occasion and i feel like they’ve “jumped the shark”. i know they’re adorable and delicious; especially my recipe, but i was looking for something a little more “grown up” to … Continue reading

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