February 2011

Cinnamon Swirl Bread

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Is there anything better than the smell of warm yeast bread rising in your kitchen? You may think that you do not have time to bake bread at home but I beg to differ. It’s true that a good loaf of bread may take 5 or 6 hours from start to finish but really, the yeast does all the work. There is a lot of waiting involved when making homemade bread and personally as a stay-at-home-mom there are a lot of days that I’m trying to ignore the clothes mountain forming in my laundry room. Waiting for bread to rise is much more fun. So, shall we get started?

Double Crust Chicken Pot Pie


A double crust chicken pot pie baked until golden brown.

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Black Bottom Cupcakes


An oh-so-fluffy & moist chocolate cake with creamy cheesecake topping!

Biscuit Joconde Imprime


The name of this dessert may be hard to say, but it isn't hard to eat... it's delicious and easier to make than it looks!

Chocolate Chip Oreo Cookie Sandwich

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Something about this recipe inspires me. Chocolate chip cookies AND Oreos? Hello! When my husband came home from work and bit into one of these he said, "Brilliant!" I consider that a success. Please try this recipe - you won’t regret it!

Gluten-free & egg-free scones with chocolate & pecans


A few days ago, I made these tasty & healthy gluten free & egg free scones with dark chocolate chips & pecans. They were ohh so tasty. I served them with minarine & peach jam. MMMMMMM!!!

Spiced banana breakfast loaf

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There's no such thing as too many banana cakes - this one is packed with spices and they go wonderfully well with the banana flavor.

Brownie Cheesecake


Brownie Cheeecake recipe from the Boardwalk Bakery in Disney World.

Lemon Blueberry Zucchini Cake

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Green flecks combine with the bursts of juicy blueberries. Color and texture make this cake as beautiful to look at as it is to eat.