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Tart Cherry + Apricot Oatmeal

Tart Cherry + Apricot Oatmeal

Just in time for summer, here’s a delicious new way to start your day. So many athletes and active individuals tend to eat oatmeal as a morning go-to, and inevitably get stuck in a rut with t…

Lovely Lemon Cake

Lovely Lemon Cake

Cakes.  When I was young I wanted to decorate cakes.  I dreamed of owning an eensy shop with the most exquisite flavors. Colors. Details.  For years I attempted to decorate cakes that with their un…

Candy Corn Cookies

Candy Corn Cookies

Here is a recipe I’ve been dying to make for ages…literally every Halloween for the past few years. And I’ve finally found the time this year!  I actually made it a couple days be…

Cranberry-Pear-Peanut Butter Sandwich

Cranberry-Pear-Peanut Butter Sandwich

I haven’t always been an adventurous eater.  Somewhere along the line, during late childhood or early adolescence, however, when my activities in the kitchen became a bit more experimental, I…

Christmas Cake

Christmas Cake

Let me tell you a little something about a particular Christmas tradition. It’s one that started way, way back in Ancient History.  But for now, we’ll just say the modern Christmas Cake…

Oatie-Date Tea Cookies

Oatie-Date Tea Cookies

I’ve admitted it before.  I have a weakness for sweets.  For the past two weeks, however, I’ve given up refined sugars, among other things, in the Whole Living 28 Day Challenge.  I hone…

Marionberry, Almond & Honey Coffee Cake

Marionberry, Almond & Honey Coffee Cake

In only the few months since I’ve completed school, I’m finding how I miss the routine challenge of reaching beyond my grasp at something new–something I would never have tried.  …

Daring Bakers: Rhubarb Compote, Maple Mousse & Vanilla Tuiles

Daring Bakers: Rhubarb Compote, Maple Mousse & Vanilla Tuiles

After spending a delightful Easter weekend traveling home to my family, I’m finally beginning to feel that spring has truly arrived!  The April Daring Bakers’ challenge attests to this …

Blackberry Buttermilk Cake—A Birthday

Blackberry Buttermilk Cake—A Birthday

It was my birthday, so I made myself a cake.  Always an adventurer, I finessed a blackberry buttermilk concoction.  We had friends over, my close friends, and despite the joy that it brought me to …

Days of Boundless Energy (Bars)

Days of Boundless Energy (Bars)

Yesterday I had a revelation.  I had three whole hours of quality sit-down-do-nothing time on my hands.   It was truly marvelous.  There were no phone calls, no important emails, nothing pressing f…

Apricot-Carrot Muffins

Apricot-Carrot Muffins

Growing up, I looked forward to certain special aspects that summer brings.  Aside from camping trips and county fairs, summer brought fresh fruit from my grandparents.  By the box.  My grandparent…

October Daring Bakers–Apple Cinnamon Povitica

October Daring Bakers–Apple Cinnamon Povitica

The Daring Baker’s October 2011 challenge was Povitica, hosted by Jenni of The Gingered Whisk. Povitica is a traditional Eastern European Dessert  Bread that is as lovely to look at as it is to eat…

Through the Long Days of Winter–Grapefruit Yogurt Cake

Through the Long Days of Winter–Grapefruit Yogurt Cake

While I’ve spied a few crocuses and daffodils making their way from the wintry soil in my regular jaunts around the neighborhood lately, winter seems to have settled deep within my bones.  I …

Armenian Nutmeg Cake for a Fabulous Spring Tea Party

Armenian Nutmeg Cake for a Fabulous Spring Tea Party

Tags: Dessert, Cake, Tea

I grew up not far from a spectacular place. My mom used to take me to visit the nursery as far back as I could remember. In my memory, the sun was always shining, the flowers were always in bloom, …

Hearty Winter Curry Pie

Hearty Winter Curry Pie

Some days I just love a good curry.  They are usually days when I could use a little comfort.  The soothing flavors of coconut, cream, curry spice, and ginger just make me want to fill up, then sit…

Gluten-Free Flaxseed Crepes with Oregon Berry Sauce and Orange Curd

Gluten-Free Flaxseed Crepes with Oregon Berry Sauce and Orange Curd

This past week has been a trial of tough decisions.  Growing up, one of my mentors always had two phrases that will forever stay with me:  “Show up to win” and “Remember the good …

Sourdough Waffles topped with Molasses, Pomegranate and Orange Slices

Sourdough Waffles topped with Molasses, Pomegranate and Orange Slices

It’s been months.  My quest for the “just right” gluten-free sourdough waffle recipe is over.  I’ve attempted getting this right so many times I’ve lost track.  Now, n…

Candied-Ginger Rhubarb Buckle

Candied-Ginger Rhubarb Buckle

“It takes three things to succeed at that higher level, Rebecca:  Intelligence, drive, and passion.  There is no doubt you have the first two.  But I question your passion.  You’ve have…

Rhubarb Granola & Vanilla-Orange Rhubarb Sauce

Rhubarb Granola & Vanilla-Orange Rhubarb Sauce

I did not grow up in a family of cooks.  My favorite cooking memory with my grandma involved making pumpkin pie with the recipe from the back of the Libby’s can.  She advised me to cut the sp…

Peach & Rosemary Cornmeal Cake

Peach & Rosemary Cornmeal Cake

I have two confessions. One, I’ve been eating these Beet Burgers for at least one meal a day for the last five days. Mostly because I’m too stubborn to downsize a recipe and/or freeze l…

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