Monthly Archives: May 2010

Alfajores (dulce de leche filled shortbread sandwich cookies)

My husband was the one that introduced these cookies to me. It’s a South American cookie that is simply delicious. You seriously can’t stop eating these. I made these the other day and had to send some to my sister-in-law … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Cinnamon rolls

These smell fantastic. Easy to make and taste really gooood! Yum! Ingredients Dough 1 cup canned pumpkin 2 large eggs 2 tablespoons to 1/4 cup lukewarm water 1/4 cup soft butter 2 1/2 cups All-Purpose Flour 1 3/4 cups White … Continue reading

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Cranberry Pecan Tart

Oh this is a good one! I love the tart cranberries in this. You can use brandy instead of vanilla but I used vanilla for this one and it tasted great. Tart crust 1-1/4 cups (175 grams) all-purpose flour ½ … Continue reading

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Sour cream coffee cake

Ingredients ½ cup firmly packed brown sugar 1-1/2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans (optional) 3 cups all-purpose flour 1-1/2 cups sugar 3 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 1 cup butter or margarine, … Continue reading

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No knead bread

The NY Times unveiled this revolutionary No-knead bread recipe and it quickly became very popular. You’ll see why after you make this bread. The crust is super crispy with lots of airy holes inside. If you are a first time … Continue reading

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Quick chips

These are great for a quick afternoon snack. Healthier too! Eat them plain or add your own spices. Note: My dogs loved the sweet potato chips. Much cheaper than the ones they sell at the pet stores. Slice a sweet … Continue reading

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Tomato Herb bread

This savory bread is delicious! It’s a dense bread, as most whole wheats are. It smells awesome!! Ingredients 1-1/2 cups lukewarm water (110 degrees) 1 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon instant yeast 3-1/2 cups whole wheat flour (more or less to … Continue reading

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Carol’s Flan

I have tried several flan recipes throughout the years. This is my favorite recipe. Adding the cream cheese makes for a super creamy dessert. Very fun to make. Ingredients 3 large eggs 3 large egg yolks 4 oz. cream cheese … Continue reading

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Lite wheat bread

This is a great lite wheat bread. Wheat gluten makes the dough more elastic and silky. I use it when ever I bake with wheat flour. You don’t need much at all. Egg wash always makes this bread look so … Continue reading

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Red Velvet cake

Very fun cake to make. Most recipes for red velvet cake call for 2oz. of red food coloring. That’s 2 bottles of food coloring!! 2 tablespoons is plenty for this one. Such a pretty cake and who can resist cream … Continue reading

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