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No Bake Almond Cookies

No Bake Almond Cookies

Hello everyone!! Quick update from my end…the daughter’s done with her high school exams, time for college admissions, the son is in a new “big” class now and yours truly is as always, complaining about the weather and trying to figure out what to eat!! As the scorching sun beats down on us, I’m less and less inclined to turn on that oven.  So this morning, excitedly armed with a…

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Baking/ Cakes/ Desserts

Wholewheat Banana Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cake

Wholewheat Banana Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bread

Long workdays, one sick kid, one teenager dealing with school’s final exams, general domestic challenges…I just have one way to deal with all this mayhem.  I bake.  As the smell of a freshly baked cake pervades the house, all seems well with the world.  We all relax, gather around the table, waiting impatiently for the cake to be turned out of the pan.  All at once, there are smiling faces,…

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Pumpkin Chocolate Swirl Cake w/ orange cream cheese frosting

Pumpkin Chocolate Swirl Cake w/ Orange Cream Cheese Frosting

While we are grappling with insane heat and humidity through the day, have you noticed there is actually a soft cool breeze early morning and that crunch of dried leaves under your feet?  Signs of change I say.  Time for fall recipes, peppered with warm spice and everything nice.  Time to bring out that adored pumpkin and turn it into a scrumptious cake… Pumpkin Chocolate Swirl Cake w/ Orange Cream Cheese…

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