Persimmon and Pear Big Crumb Ginger Crumble

Persimmon and Pear Crumble

Full disclosure, I had never eaten a persimmon before today, at least not that I can remember.  Year after year I have seen them at the grocery store with their beautiful bright orange color, but I never felt compelled to take some home.   This year was different, as soon persimmons came into season I… 

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Peanut Butter & Pretzel Sandwich Cookies with Chocolate Filling

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We went to see a man about a house yesterday. We liked the house, so we submitted an application.  Haven’t heard back yet. The silence is making a little nervous.  When I get nervous I crave sweets, so I made cookies. Not just any cookies, I made peanut butter cookies with peanut butter chips and… 

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Barriguitas de Vieja ( Pumpkin Fritters )

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Pumpkin is everywhere!  Literally!  Go to the stores and you will see the aisles filled with pumpkin butter, pumpkin bread, pumpkin soda, pumpkin pasta sauce and of course the always anticipated pumpkin spice latte.  I though I would do a little pumpkin-ing myself, but this isn’t your traditional pumpkin recipe.   Actually if we are… 

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Chocolate Coconut Cream Layered Cake

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I’ve had cake on the brain.  Seriously my brain has been piecing this cake together for weeks now.  I knew I wanted multiple layers, then I wanted coconut…what goes with coconut? Chocolate!   That’s right I didn’t want a  simple vanilla cake or a darling little cupcake.  I wanted a swirly chocolate coconut cake, with coconut… 

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Coffee & Biscoff Bunt Cake

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Have you heard of Biscoff Spread?  It’s all over the place, everyone it talking about it and all the cool kids are baking with it.  You should too.  Why?  Because it’s awesome and like I said all the cool kids are baking with it. You want to be a cool kid don’t you? I am… 

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Peaches & Marscapone Cream Eclairs with Amaretti Crumble & Caramel Sauce

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While in culinary school I took a course on pastry.  I grumbled and whined when I saw that pastry was next on my course work.  You see as much as I love cooking, baking I can do without.   I know, I know, “But what about all the yummy desserts on your site?” you ask…. 

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Raspberry & Chocolate Frozen Greek Yogurt Icebox Cake

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Yesterday after cleaning my kitchen from top to bottom and starting dinner in a slow-cooker, the plan being to keep my kitchen clean,  I was smacked in the noggin with an idea.  As I was wiping down the ice cream maker, that my dear friend LT has been gracious enough to allow me to hold hostage, I… 

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