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Rugelach – Your New Go-To Holiday Cookie

Tips on making pumpkin rugelach holiday cookies with raspberry jam, coconut, chocolate, currants, and orange zest. Includes recipe for quickie raspberry jam with chocolate liqueur.

The best rugelach filled with raspberry jam, chocolate, and orange zest. Tips for fool-proof rugelach and quick raspberry jam are included! People, rugelach needs to be in your entertaining tool pack. They can sleep away, quietly tucked into the freezer, ready at a moments notice. […]

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Wine-Poached Spiced Pear Strudel with Chocolate

Wine-poached spiced pears layered in a phyllo crust with chocolate and rum-soaked dried cherries.

Secret Recipe Club: Wine-poached and spiced pear strudel with pears layered in a phyllo crust with chocolate and rum-soaked dried cherries. This might be my new(est) favorite dessert. Yes, I know I always say that. But I really mean it. It’s perfect when you want […]

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Spiced Cranberry Buckle | #SundaySupper

clove spiced buckle with cranberry sauce.

  This week’s theme at #SundaySupper is Thanksgiving Leftovers, hosted by Jennie at The Messy Baker. As we approach this food-centric holiday, this week’s theme is the perfect guide for you through the long weekend that follows your annual feast. I love leftovers. They give […]

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Pumpkin-Coconut Cookies

Pumpkin Coconut Cookies with Cream Cheese Icing

Soft cake-like pumpkin cookies with strong hints of coconut, topped with cream cheese icing. Cocktail party season is about to ramp up as we gallop into the final months of the year (honestly, can you even believe it’s almost November??).  In cocktail-speak, this means you wear something […]

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Blueberry Bars with Peaches, Lemon, and Coconut

Blueberry lemon bars with coconut oil and lemon curd.

Secret Recipe Club: soft bite-sized cake bars topped with a smear of lemon curd, then packed with blueberries and peaches, and finished with a crumb topping. Clearly I was in a fruit bar mood when I chose this recipe. No not the kind that serves drinks […]

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Apple Pie Bars

Apple Pie Bars with apples, pears, and raisins.

#SundaySupper post! Apple Pie Bars with apples, pears, and raisins … plus tips for making fruit bars. I’ve tried to make fruit bars a few times, but have never been terribly excited about the results. Well, except that first time, when I made fig bars all […]

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Farmstand Cornbread & Blackberry Buckle

Blackberry Cornbread Buckle summer cake recipe

A twist on a blackberry buckle: easy cornbread cake covered by a blanket of luscious blackberries, topped by oat streusel. I’ve had a hankering to make a blackberry buckle for a long time. Every since, in fact, I saw this recipe on Food52 for Blackberry […]

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Mom’s Glazed Blueberry Tarts

Easy tarts spread with softened cream cheese or mascarpone, piled high with fresh blueberries, and drizzled with blueberry glaze. When my mom got married, she moved directly from her parents home where her mom did all the cooking to one that she shared with my […]

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Maple Cornbread Mini Loaves with Strawberries

Maple Strawberry Corn Cakes

#Secret Recipe Club: Maple cornbread topped with strawberries and drizzled with more maple syrup.   It’s time again for our Secret Recipe Club  ‘reveal day’. For the uninitiated, the Secret Recipe Club is a group of around 100 food bloggers. Every month, we’re each assigned a […]

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5-Minute Strawberry Sherbet

Easy Strawberry sherbet

Easy strawberry sherbet in 5 minutes using 4 ingredients! Easy recipes with few ingredients are the best way to allow individual ingredients to shine. Unfettered by all the bells and whistles of their more complicated kin, fruits and vegetables at their peak sing a solo […]

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Maple-Tangerine Sour Cream Pound Cake

easy sour cream pound cake with maple and tangerine - The Wimpy Vegetarian

#Secret Recipe Club: Easy pound cake, super-moist from sour cream, flavored with maple and tangerine. It’s Secret Recipe Club time again! We took a month off for the holidays – it’s such a busy time for all of us – but now we’re back in […]

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Chocolatey Chocolate Brownies

chocolate brownies

Decadently rich brownies from Alice Medrich with a little warming spice. I know. You’re totally done with dessert. Chocolate is history. Sugar is packed away. You’re actually craving some winter kale sautéed in miso with raisins. But, I’ve got this fantastic little recipe, actually one […]

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