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Lemon Lime Poppy Seed Bundt Cake

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Lemon Lime Poppyseed Cake
Poppy seeds are a fun ingredient to bake with because they add a surprising amount of texture to cakes, muffins and cookies, even though they don’t add a tremendous amount of flavor in most recipes. Just like adding nuts to a cookie recipe, it is nice to add different textures as well as …

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Everyday Lemon Cake

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Everyday Lemon Cake

When I feel like baking something – or like eating a baked good – I try to do it right away. This means that I don’t save my baking projects for the weekends, but have been known to bake in the morning, afternoon and evening even during the week. It also means …

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What is a Pomelo?

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What is a Pomelo?

Pomelos are a type of citrus fruit that are native to Southeast Asia. They resemble a large grapefruit in appearance and are often the largest type of citrus that you can find at a grocery store. They are closely related to grapefruits, but have some distinct differences. They have a very thin …

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What are Kumquats?

What are Kumquats?
Kumquats, or cumquats, are small citrus fruits that are often overlooked in favor of more popular oranges, lemons and limes during citrus season. Kumquats are round or oval and resemble very small oranges when ripe, though they are about the size of a large olive. They have a thin skin that, unlike the …

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