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Banana Nut Snack Cake (Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free)


I really enjoy each of the seasons as it comes. I’m always ready for the brisk air and cool nights in the fall. I get excited about the first snowflakes every winter. And, when spring finally rolls around, I embrace it. I love cleaning out the flower beds and planning the garden for the coming…

Individual Brownie Cakes with Dark Chocolate and Irish Cream


Recipe inspiration can come from anywhere.  Sometimes my recipes are inspired by a dish I had at a restaurant or by some great ingredients I found at the farmer’s market.  There are also times when a recipe is the result of something in the fridge that I’m just trying to get rid of. This is…

Cranberry Coffee Cake


I have always loved baking in the mornings, especially in the colder months of the year.  There’s just something about heating up the oven on a chilly morning and baking something for breakfast in my PJs. Since Miss Madison arrived, though, I haven’t been doing as much early morning baking. Morning baking has been replaced with…

Kitchen Bootcamp Roundup – Yeast Breads


For this Kitchen Bootcamp challenge, I asked everyone to spend some time in the kitchen getting familiar with yeast breads… Many of you know that I love to bake, and baking with yeast is pretty high up there on my list.  While a new baby has kept me from doing as much baking for this challenge as I…

Friday Favorites – Surprise Baby Shower


I’ve been taking a bit of a break from my Friday Favorites lately… My regular Friday Favorites will return later this fall (post-baby!). But, lately I just haven’t had the time and energy to get through my RSS reader each week. I suppose being close to 9 months pregnant is a good excuse, but I…

Caramel Apple Coffee Cake


I think pumpkin is one of the first flavors that comes to mind when I think of fall… Apples are a close second, especially when they are paired with spices like cinnamon and cardamom.  Add caramel into the mix, and I am a very happy girl.  So, naturally, I had to put my spiced caramel…

How to Fill and Frost a Cake (WFMW)


I’ve made quite a few cakes lately… And, while I still prefer cookies to cake (any day of the week!), I’ve certainly improved my cake filling and frosting skills along the way. It’s one thing to bake a layer cake for the hubs and I and simply fill it with frosting.  If it bulges on…

Friday Favorites – Episode 136


It’s been a busy week at my place.  My hubby has been traveling and Yellowdog and I have done our best to hold down the fort. Unfortunately, it’s got me in a bit of a cooking rut.  When I am just cooking for myself, I don’t usually have a lot of motivation. I’ve had a lot of…

Graduation Cookie Cake (Take Two)


I don’t have a new recipe for you today… I have a pretty good reason, though!  I was busy last week working on a graduation cake and cookies. I ended up putting most of my kitchen energy (what kitchen energy I actually have these days!) into the cake and cookies.

Friday Favorites – Episode 134


Since it’s Memorial Day weekend, I thought I’d share some festive recipes for this week’s Friday Favorites.  Apparently my mind is stuck on sweets, though.  So, if you’re looking for dessert ideas for your Memorial Day picnic, look no further. I think you’ll love these recipes!