Category Archives: Baking

Polish Paczkis

Being from Michigan where there is considerable Polish community Paczkis are common place but once a year. They are a special doughnut like treat that marks the beginning of lent as it is a traditional opportunity for people to use … Continue reading

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Red velvet cake truffle bites

Red velvet cake is something I make but once a year, it was the cake we had at our wedding and I now make a new variation every year for our anniversary. The first year we had the top tear … Continue reading

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Caramel macadamia nut cheesecake

If anyone is looking for a great dessert recipe to make and bring to a holiday gathering in the next couple days this could be exactly what you are looking for. I made this cake for my dear hubby’s 37th … Continue reading

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Cranberry cream cheese French toast

Sometimes it is nice to make a big breakfast especially when you have guests. It can be difficult however to find a breakfast main dish that is ready all at the same time. Pancakes, waffles, French toast and omelets are … Continue reading

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Mocha Macadamia Shortbread Star Cookies

I promise, this will be the last cookie post of the season, but I did save the best for last. The reason I made this recipe is because I was having a difficult time finding one that already existed that … Continue reading

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Menu Planning Monday December 13, 2010: How to properly assemble a cookie tray

I have seen several posts on other blogs about packaging a shipping food but I haven’t seen very many that explain the best way to assemble a cookie tray. I consider myself to be somewhat of a perfectionist in this … Continue reading

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Cranberry orange pinwheel cookies

I think it’s important when making your cookie selections for the holidays to make sure you have a mix of different flavors and colors. I also like to make sure that there is a balance of sweet and tart which … Continue reading

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