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Gluten Free Coconut Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Gluten Free Coconut Chocolate Chunk Cookies

I recently baked up a batch of my Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies and had a friend who cannot eat gluten ask if I could put together a gluten free version of the same recipe, since she is a huge fan of both coconut and chocolate (who isn’t?). Of course, I couldn’t say no to a request that involved a recipe challenge and spent a little ... Read More »

How to Store Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches

How to Store Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches

Few desserts can top a homemade ice cream sandwich during the summer – especially if you make yours with homemade ice cream and homemade cookies. I typically make a batch of cookies, stuff them all with ice cream and store them in the freezer so that I have them on hand to treat both myself and any visitors who might pop in. When assembling ice ... Read More »

Lemon Zucchini Scones

Lemon Zucchini Scones

Zucchini is a surprisingly good ingredient to bake with and, while I’ll never get tired of recipes like my Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread, quick breads aren’t the only baked good you can make with zucchini! These Lemon Zucchini Scones are just one example of many different things you can make with zucchini. The scones come together quickly and easily, and don’t require a huge quantity ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

Fresh fruit cobblers are one of my favorite summertime desserts. When my kitchen is full of in-season summer fruits, I find myself making them two or three times as often as I do during the rest of the year. My Blueberry and Nectarine Skillet Cobbler is just one example of a recent creation, however there are all kinds of other cobblers out there to choose ... Read More »

Wilton Whipped Icing Mix, reviewed

Wilton Whipped Icing Mix, reviewed

When you think of prepackaged cake icing, you usually think of canned buttercream-style frostings that are ready to spread onto a cake. There are also several frosting mixes out there to choose from, dried powders to which you add your own liquid ingredients – such as butter or water – and reconstitute when you need them. Boxed frosting mixes take up a lot less shelf ... Read More »

Baking Bites for Craftsy: Make Chicago-Style Dogs at Home

Baking Bites for Craftsy: Make Chicago-Style Dogs at Home

Chicago-style hot dogs are hot dogs that you could mistake for a sandwich, since they are so loaded up with toppings. The first time I had one was on a trip to Chicago, where they won me over with their delicious combination of flavors. A savory all beef hot dog contrasts with sweet and tangy pickles and relish, flavorful tomatoes, sharp onions and slightly spicy ... Read More »

Blueberry & Nectarine Skillet Cobbler with Coconut Streusel

Blueberry & Nectarine Skillet Cobbler with Coconut Streusel

You can never make fruit cobbler too often during the summer, when wonderful fruits of all shapes and sizes are in season. I’ll make cobblers with any kind of fruit that I have in my kitchen. The problem with fruit cobblers during the summer is that you have to turn your oven on and leave it on for a while while the fruits and topping ... Read More »

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