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Ooey Gooey Butter Cake

When a special occasion, celebration, or birthday rolls around, there’s only one dessert that will do for the main squeeze in my life. I wasn’t introduced to this delectable dessert until Jacob and I started dating.  His mom got the recipe while in college and it has been a family favorite ever since. We eat […]

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Almond Sugar Cookies

//UPDATE// 1/8//  With no school, no work, public transportation closed, and a ban on driving in effect, Jacob and I are enjoying our first blizzard warm and cozy at home. After a morning full of homework for the hubs, and cleaning for me, this snowy day at home left me hankering for a sweet snack. […]

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Ginger-Pear Muffins

When we first moved to Boston, three-day weekends were our golden ticket to travel. We’d leave bright and early Saturday morning and wouldn’t return until late Monday night. Whether we were headed out to the mountains, or just enjoying ourselves around town, we’d often return to work and school in worse shape than we were […]

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Candied Citrus Peels

Homemade food gifts have always been one of my favorite things to give (and receive) during the holiday season. My mom recently mailed me a special issue of Taste of Home magazine that solely focused on food gifts (she knows me all too well). After skimming through pages of masterfully crafted recipes, I began to […]

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Maple-Walnut Pie

Well friends, as of last night I officially finished my month of pie. Tomorrow is a new month, and the Christmas season will officially begin. It’s time to move on from the flavors of the harvest and delight ourselves with all that winter has to offer. I saved the Maple-Walnut pie for last for a […]

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Moroccan Stew

‘Tis the season for pumpkin spiced lattes, fall roasted veggies, and warm bowls of soup. Fall is my favorite to explore new flavors and recipes. I’ve enjoyed putting twists on classic favorites such as butternut squash mac and cheese, roasted veggie pizza, and beer glazed sausage and apples. We haven’t even made it through October […]

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Chocolate Bacon Cupcakes

I’ve always been a bit skeptical about the combination of sweets and bacon. I’ve seen chocolate covered bacon, chocolate bacon candy bars, maple bacon ice cream, and most recently, a bacon ice cream sunday from Burger King. I am not really sure where this revulsion came from. Bacon dipped in syrup is one of my […]

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