dessert

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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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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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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