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Scones with Raspberry Jam

This scone recipe was a must-have for the month of September. Why, you ask? Well, for starters, IT’S FAIR SEASON! I know it’s supposed to be called the Washington State Fair, but old habits die hard and I still call it, the Puyallup Fair–SUE ME. INGREDIENTS: 2 cups of all purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon of […]

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Lemon Cake with Lemon Icing

I don’t discriminate–I love cake of all sorts. BUT I must say…lemon cake with lemon icing is the way to my heart (well, at least at the moment, it is!). This cake has the perfect balance of sweet-to-tartness that will tickle your taste buds. It’s soft, not overly-sweet, and has a very soft crumb. Your […]

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Strawberry Crumb Bars

I don’t know about you guys, but strawberry flavored ANYTHING is my absolute favorite! These strawberry crumb bars aren’t overly sweet (as with most of my desserts) and have this yummy, crumbly topping made with cinnamon and nutmeg…YUM! INGREDIENTS: 1 lb. of fresh strawberries chopped 1/4 cup of sugar 1/2 tsp of vanilla extract 1 […]

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Chocolate Mousse Pie

Chocolate is my absolute WEAKNESS. I’ve never been a fan of candy, but chocolate is another story. This chocolate mousse pie is decadent, chocolatey, and isn’t overly sweet because I use dark chocolate in my recipe. And since research shows that eating dark chocolate can be beneficial to your health, consuming this pie is practically […]

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Lattice Apple Pie

Who doesn’t love a good ol’ homemade apple pie?? Furthermore, who doesn’t love a PRETTY, homemade, lattice apple pie?? The recipe in itself is very easy…it’s really the lattice design that’s a little harder to tackle. But with a little practice and patience, all will be well in due time, my friend! INGREDIENTS: 2 homemade […]

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Raspberry Cheesecake

This recipe was created to help celebrate Cinnamon Toast Crunch’s 30th Birthday. I had the brilliant idea of using the cereal as the crust to my cheesecake, and well…the rest is history! This cheesecake is creamy and not overly sweet, and the slight tang from the raspberry topping gives it the perfect balance of sweet […]

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Bread Pudding with the Best Vanilla Sauce

In the past, whenever anyone mentioned bread pudding to me I thought, “wow, that sounds disgusting!” I always thought, “why would anyone want to eat soggy bread??” That was before I actually got to try some… And now…I AM OFFICIALLY HOOKED! My husband said it was one of the best things that he ever put […]

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