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How to Make Your Own Cake Stands

How to Make Your Own Cake Stands

Cake stands are a great way to present – and accessorize – your cake when you’re ready to serve it. It can be boring to use the same cake stands all the time, though. One way to change things up is to buy a variety of cake stands. The problem with this is that your pantry space and your kitchen budget get eaten up with ... Read More »

Mini Lemon Layer Cake

Mini Lemon Layer Cakes

A layer cake is always a lovely dessert to put out at the end of a meal, whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or just a love of desserts. There are plenty of times when you don’t need a full size layer cake – and those times tend to be when you’re serving a small gathering instead of a large crowd. A gigantic layer cake ... Read More »

Treat Yourself

Treat Yourself

There are some snacks that we all get nostalgic for. There are a few special dishes that your mom or grandmother probably made, but most of those snacks are packaged snacks that we enjoyed as kids. Whether you had them in your lunch every day or only had one as a treat (or at a friend’s house) once in a while, these snacks still inspire ... Read More »

Avocado Toast with Olive Oil and Sea Salt

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Sometimes it is the simple things that are the best, and when I am looking for a quick breakfast or easy afternoon snack, I find that I often turn to making Avocado Toast when avocados are in season.┬áCalifornia avocado season lasts from April through September, and while avocados can be imported from many other countries during the off-season to give me access to avocados year ... Read More »

Caramelized Bourbon Peach Ice Cream

Caramelized Bourbon Peach Ice Cream

Peaches and bourbon are two classic Southern ingredients that pair exceptionally well together. You’ll see them in everything from barbecue sauces to cocktails to desserts. The rich sweetness of fresh, ripe peaches is a good match for the oaky, vanilla flavor that is prominent in many bourbons, so any dish that has both flavors is bound to be complex, with a great depth of flavor. ... Read More »

Free Craftsy Recipe: All-Butter Pie Dough

Free Craftsy Recipe: All-Butter Pie Dough

A homemade pie is one of my favorite desserts, and you can’t have a great pie without a great crust. All-butter crusts tend to be very flaky and very flavorful, a good choice for both sweet and savory pie fillings. A great place to get started with your next pie project is with this free All-Butter Pie Dough recipe from Craftsy. The recipe is from ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

There are many ways to enjoy ice cream, and ice cream sandwiches are always a great option. The combination of cookies and ice cream in a package that you can pick up and eat without utensils is a winner with kids both young and old – and when you start making them at home, you are able to play with a lot of different flavor ... Read More »

Cinnamon Swirl Scones

Cinnamon Swirl Scones

Who says tea parties are just for kids? A relaxing get-together over a cup of tea and a few baked goods is the perfect way to spend an afternoon and give yourself a break from the rest of your busy day. Tea time snacks could include cookies or cake, but nothing goes with a cup of tea quite as well as a freshly baked scone. ... Read More »

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