Pecan Toffee Shortbread Stars

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The last of my Christmas baking series, 2017 version. These cookies were a big hit at dinner last week, even though I didn’t have a star-shaped cookie cutter. Cowboy boot, Winnie the Pooh, bell, all of the symbols for the … Continue reading

Black and White Banana Loaf

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It doesn’t matter there are two different banana breads on this blog and that I have already declared Dominique Ansel’s version perfect. I haven’t stopped making other banana bread recipes. So why continue to try different recipes? There are so … Continue reading

Decadent Chocolate Cake

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February 7th, 2012 was the day I started publishing this blog. That’s over 5 years ago! I can’t believe it myself. All birthday celebrations should include cake so I spent quite a lot of time flipping through cookbooks to find … Continue reading

Sour Cream Coffee Cake

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It’s the second anniversary of this blog! The traditional gifts for this anniversary are cotton (in the U.S.) and paper (in the U.K.). To cover both those traditions, I chose a recipe that comes from Barefoot Contessa Parties! by Ina … Continue reading