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Sweet Holiday Treats


Monday, December 12, 2016

One of my favorite things about the holiday season is holiday baking! It’s the perfect time to try new recipes, and share a few sweet holiday treats with those you love. Some people have tried and true family recipes that are a tradition to make each year, but my mom is more of a cooker ...

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Mixed Berry Crisp


Monday, September 26, 2016

I love fruity deserts. I’ll take a hot, fresh berry crisp or crostini topped with ice cream over a dense chocolate dessert any day of the week.   Crisps and crumbles are awesome in the summer when the berries are poppin’ off the bushes and they work in the winter when you want a warm, comforting dessert. It ...

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Valentine, You Make Life S'more Fun

Any Excuse for S’more S’mores


Thursday, February 4, 2016

I love s’mores.   S'mores are best served on vacation – on a cool California night over an open fire pit, or as an après ski snack served with champagne. But they taste pretty good at home, too. And with Valentine’s Day around the corner, I thought they would make a fun Valentine’s treat. With homemade graham crackers and ...

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Homemade Heart Marshmallows

Vanilla Bean Marshmallows


Wednesday, February 3, 2016

   I’ve spent most of my life generally unimpressed by marshmallows. Yes, they’re good for s’mores or in hot chocolate, or even an occasional rice crispy treat. Nothing to write home about…kind of tasteless, bad for your teeth, pretty processed, etc.   But you know how you think you what something tastes like, and then you try a ...

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Sweets from the Leets


Saturday, December 20, 2014

The holidays are a special time for so many reasons....but always a wonderful time to stop and recognize the special people in your life. And what better way to do that then fill them with sugar! Well, not really, but I do love an excuse to bake and share some sweet treats. Knowing time is ...

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