Strawberry Ginger Date Bars (Gluten-Free)

Make these bars for your Memorial Day picnics! They’re perfectly festive and freeze well so you can make them in advance. I made these bars on a whim after bringing home 2 pints of strawberries from the farmer’s market. I […]

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Dorie Greenspan’s Chocolate Almond Toffee aka Heath Bars

Dorie Greenspan’s Chocolate Almond Toffee aka Heath Bars

So much has been going on lately that I have neglected the blog and boy have I missed this space! During my hiatus, I had a small revelation… and also my camera broke. But that’s ok because I think it helped […]

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Nanaimo Bar

Nanaimo Bar

My new favorite no-bake bar. ^^Not ground beef, I swear Has anyone ever heard of a Nanaimo bar? I was intrigued when flipping through a 1988 collective style cookbook of “food editor’s favorites” (that set me back $1.49 at the thrift […]

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake + Banana Buttercream & an Almon Engagement

“Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are magic.” -Frida Kahlo   We were all expecting it to happen ever since Dan moved out to Colorado, we just didn’t know exactly when. That is, until he excitedly […]

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Ina’s Chocolate Cake + Quick Cream Cheese Buttercream

The glaring asymmetrical frosting job on this naked cake irks me so much that I almost didn’t post it. But for the sake of Ina, (and virtual proof of something I should never do again) I have decided to post it anyway. I have a sneaky suspicion that the […]

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Mini Apple Pie with Whipped Cheesecake

This morning I was planning for pie-making-and-eating all day so I went to my boot camp class and then hopped around to three different grocery stores trying to get everything on my list. The guy at the Yes! Organic Market didn’t know […]

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Krispy Date Cookies (Gluten-Free)

After several years of baking numerous cakes and dozens of other goodies and making equally as many claims of publishing the recipes and photographs, I’m finally taking a leap into the blog pond. If all goes as planned, which inevitably […]

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