Swedish Butter Cookies – Svenska Pinners

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Swedish Butter Cookies - Svenska Pinners Recipe

Christmas cookie baking is in full swing in my kitchen.  Two batches of butter cookies are in the freezer and a double batch of gingerbread dough is chilling, awaiting to be cut into cute little ginger boys and girls, or … Continue reading




Grave Robber’s Cake and a Guest Post

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Grave Robber's Cake for Halloween

My incredibly talented daughter has grown to become quite a talented baker in her own right.  She continues to blow me away with her creativity and skills as an artist, baker, and all around amazing person.  I thought it was … Continue reading




Salted Sesame Caramel Macaroons

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Salted Sesame Caramel Macaroons Recipe

Around this time of year, I start flipping through my ‘Passover’ file to get reacquainted with the recipes I have collected specifically for the celebration of Passover – most of them are recipes for desserts that don’t contain flour.   … Continue reading




Rustic Almond Cake with Pears

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Rustic Almond Cake with Pears Recipe

Simplicity is the first word that comes to mind when describing this cake.  It’s basic list of ingredients, along with the ease in which it can be made, makes it an ‘anytime’ cake.  The only ingredient that may not be … Continue reading




Goat’s Milk Chocolate and Toffee Cream Pie

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Goat's Milk Chocolate Toffee Cream Pie Recipe

Pie!  The comfort food of desserts. So humble and unpretentious.  Even the most elegant pie doesn’t yearn to be recognized as anything other than ordinary in the universe of desserts.  It has no need to show off, or hog the … Continue reading