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Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

Game day snacks are usually bite sized, things that can be prepared in advance and served throughout a big game like the Super Bowl. Some people lean sweet and some people lean savory, but the truth is that game day snacks can and should be both. This week, I kept my eyes peeled for sweet and savory things that might be great at the game ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

Lemons are in season and, for me, that means that I can’t have too many lemon dessert options to choose from. I make lots of lemon bars and lemon curd, but I’ve seen lots of delicious sounding ideas out there on other blogs that inspired me to do even more with lemon, and they’ll surely inspire you, too. Tutti Dolci‘s Cream Cheese Lemon White Chocolate ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

At Cookie Madness, Anna is telling me that it should be the year of the kolache. This Czech baked good is a soft pastry with a dollop of fruit or other filling inside. They’re fun to make and very versatile, since you can fill them with almost anything you can think of. Her Cream Cheese Filled Kolaches are a good place to start if you ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

Everyone is in baking mode this time of year, since it is the week before Christmas. Cookies, cakes, pies and other goodies are coming out of ovens faster than bloggers can write about them – which is to say that there were a lot of good looking recipes out there this week. I went with a little bit of a chocolate theme, since it seems ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

The holiday spirit is in the air and holiday flavors are everywhere. Maybe it’s the bad weather that hit a lot of the country over the past week, but it seemed like there were an unusually high number of tempting holiday recipes out there this week – but, as always, there were a few that really got my mouth watering and moved to the top ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

Christmas is closing, with just a few more weeks of December to go, and holiday flavors are everywhere. One standout is peppermint, which is closely associated with Christmas because people never seem to get tired of peppermint candy canes, and I’ve seen lots and lots of delicious-sounding peppermint recipes appearing on the blogs. Sally’s Baking Addiction turned a holiday coffee shop favorite into dessert, in ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

This is a wonderful time of year because there are so many opportunities for baking, with several major holidays just around the corner and regular holiday parties and events with friends. You don’t need an excuse to bake, of course, but it never hurts to have an excuse to make something a little extra special for dessert. Use Real Butter made Rolled Pistachio Baklava. These ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

The combination of sweet and savory ingredients in a dessert is one that is good all year round, but it seems to be even better during the fall for some reason. Maybe it’s the fact that desserts with both sweet and savory elements have a more satisfying feel to them than sweets alone. Whatever the case, I was inspired by many sweet and savory recipes ... Read More »

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