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Chocolate Coconut Strawberry Cakes

Chocolate Coconut Strawberry Cakes

Gluten Free Chocolate Coconut Cakes Last night I went into a zen mode of watching youtube videos on cooking and baking. I will begin on one topic and end up at an entirely different culinary place, all the while loving what I am seeing and […]

Strawberry Rhubarb and Thyme tarts

Strawberry Rhubarb and Thyme tarts

It is thyme for some tarts! Ha, see what I did there. Summer is an interesting time because it is swimsuit season but it is also the season that provides us with amazing fruit, which should almost definitely be baked in something. I have been […]

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

When I was a kid, my mom would bake cookies all the time. My grandmother as well. Christmas time was essentially gingerbread houses and cookies for weeks. Throughout the year, my mother would bake cookies as gifts for people, and I would always like to […]

Apple Fritters

Apple Fritters

The inspiration for this recipe comes from Jacques Pepin. Growing up, I absolutely loved Julia Child. The French Chef was an amazing show, and Julia was incredibly full of life. I didn’t know until later that she and Jacques were such good friends, which of […]

Mini Blueberry Cheesecakes

Mini Blueberry Cheesecakes

For some odd reason this week I have felt as if every day is Friday. Friday of course means that it is close to the weekend and everyone deserves desserts on the weekend, therefore I have an excuse to start baking. Today’s recipe comes from […]

Spring and Summer Strawberry Cake

Spring and Summer Strawberry Cake

It has been spring in Virginia since February. It was unseasonably warm. Our April wedding was 92 degrees! It was a scorcher. The other day we were walking through my favorite grocery store, Wegmans, and I saw that decent strawberries were available. I gave the […]

Strawberry Jam Thyme Cookies

Strawberry Jam Thyme Cookies

In a previous post, I wrote about my love affair with the blog my darling lemon thyme. I found several recipes on her site that I decided on the spot I had to try. This is an adapted version of one of those. I find that […]

Caramel Macaroons!

Caramel Macaroons!

Have you guys heard of the Macaroon Bible? I had not and let me tell you, Dan Cohen really wrote the Word on macaroons.  Our neighbors recently had a baby and nothing is better in my mind to prep you for all the stickiness that […]

Pomegranate Passionfruit Ice Cream Bars

Pomegranate Passionfruit Ice Cream Bars

Occasionally I will come across a blog on the internet that is dedicated to food and I will sit there for hours just mesmerized by the amazing things that this person has made. Lately, I have decided to start trying these things myself because I […]

White Peach Galette

White Peach Galette

One of the things I love most about the spring and the summer is the fruit that becomes available. Peaches are one of my absolute favorites as there are so many things you can do with them. Recently, I saw a recipe for a berry […]