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What do you make when you can’t decide between chocolate cookies and vanilla cookies? How about a batch of Half and Half Chocolate Chip Cookies from Sugar & Spice. These cookies have a kind of ying-yang effect, where two opposite colors of cookie dough meet without bleeding into one another. One side is a bittersweet chocolate cookie that will easily satisfy your inner chocoholic, while ... Read More »

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Bites from other Blogs

As the days start to warm up, frozen desserts start to sound extra-tempting. This collection of ice cream and popsicle recipes really got my mouth watering, and might inspire you to pick up a new set of popsicle molds (and a copy of my How to Make Frozen Yogurt cookbook!) for the season. Ever since I was a kid, I’ve loved the orange and vanilla ... Read More »

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Bites from other Blogs

Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches were always one of my favorites growing up, and I still love that flavor combination to this day. There are many ways to enjoy it, and one is a batch of Peanut Butter and Jelly Brownies, which Crazy for Crust recently baked. These brownies are topped with swirls of both peanut butter and jelly – elements that you have probably seen ... Read More »

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Bites from other Blogs

Blueberries are starting to come into season and that means that I’m starting to see blueberry recipes everywhere – including here, with my Blueberry Lavender Muffins. Blueberries are typically a great choice for year-round baking because they work well fresh or frozen, but fresh blueberries are always fantastic to work with and these recipes should give you some berry-filled inspiration for putting them to good ... Read More »

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Bites from other Blogs

Pavlova is a delicious meringue dessert that is perfect for spring and summer. The meringue has a crisp exterior and a tender center, and it is typically loaded up with fresh berries. Flying Fourchette‘s Rhubarb and Pistachio Pavlova really showcases spring rhubarb at its best. The rhubarb is roasted until it is just tender and then piled onto the pavlova base with plenty of whipped ... Read More »

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Bites from other Blogs

You may not be familiar with Louisiana Crunch Cake yet, but a few bites of Brown Sugar Mama‘s version of this sweet, buttery cake will have you hooked. The cake is rich and buttery, and it has a very thin layer of coconut added to the bottom of the pan before baking. The coconut toasts up as the cake bakes, giving it just a hint ... Read More »

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Bites from other Blogs

The first week in May is marked by two occasions for celebration, the Kentucky Derby and Cinco de Mayo. Both events have their own traditions and plenty of food associated with them. Here is just a small sampling of ideas to kick off your own Derby or Cinco de Mayo planning: You can kick off race day with some Kentucky Derby horse head cookies, thanks ... Read More »

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Bites from other Blogs

A slice of Cappuccino Marble Cheesecake with Fudge Sauce is probably not the first thing that comes to mind when you think about eating a little bit lighter, but Taming of the Spoon was able to lighten this decadent cheesecake a little bit by using reduced fat cream cheese. The cheesecake doesn’t feel any less rich, but you might find that you feel a little ... Read More »

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