Tag: Baking

Cardamom Bundt Cake with Lemon Glaze

I love trying new recipes in the kitchen. For savory dishes I pick and choose bits from various recipes or things I have tried before to make something new but baking is different. I am not a good enough baker to make up my own cake recipes so I test out ones that catch my

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Bourbon-Pecan Upside-Down Cake

Bourbon Pecan Slice

I have not had time to come up with a new recipe for you all and I have some big news coming soon! In the mean time, enjoy this  Bourbon-Pecan Upside-Down Cake! Get the recipe here! What is your favorite fall treat? Let me know in the comments! Have a great Friday and a fantastic weekend!

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Lemon Blueberry French Toast

I love a good savory breakfast but sometimes you need something sweet. What could be better than homemade lemon-blueberry bread turned into French toast topped with a fresh berry compote and homemade whipped cream? The answer: not a whole lot. The recipes are an explosion of flavor that will leave you wanting more and groaning

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Foodie Friday: Simple Scones

I love to bake anyway and having all this extra time has been fun adventure for my baking skills. This last week I decided to try my hand at making scones. They ended up being much simpler than I expected them to be and I can’t wait to attempt some varieties with my next batch,

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A Birthday Under Quarantine

We aren’t actually under quarantine but we are under a shelter-in-place order. Wednesday was my birthday and it was an odd one, not only because we couldn’t go anywhere but because everyone asked what I was going to be doing since I couldn’t go out. In preparation for being stuck at home I bought a

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Thinking Back to Italy

Italy Inspired

I haven’t posted about Italy in a long while but I have been craving some risotto lately and decide to make some this weekend along with some herbed focaccia bread. I bought so many fresh herbs and I love it when my house smells like warm bread! What recipes help you remember wonderful adventures? Happy

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Christmas Chocolate Chip Pistachio Cookies

We had a Christmas Cookie contest at work. Unfortunately, I did not win but I did come up with a tasty variation on some of my favorite cookies: Chocolate Chip Pistachio garnished with crushed Peppermint. This is a fun and fairly simple change to give an easy recipe a little holiday flair! See the original

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Foodie Friday: Pumpkin Puree and Roasted Seeds

Despite not feeling like fall here in Texas the autumn, equinox has passed and I decided it was time to make pumpkin bread. I already had everything I needed at home except the pumpkin puree. The grocery store on a Sunday afternoon was chaos and part of it was being worked on and I couldn’t

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