Double Decker Strawberry Crisp

StrawberryCrisp

Are you ready? For a dessert that will rock your face off?  Buttery, crispy, tart, sweet. The perfect blend of textures, not too mushy but not too crunchy either?  Crisps are one of my very favorite desserts. Apple crisp is my go-to fall dessert because it’s fast and easy to put together and everyone loves… 

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Sugar Cookie Bars

SugarCookieBars

This is so cheating. On more than one level. For starters, the pictures are ooooold. Remember when I lived in a super crappy apartment and all my pictures were done under fluorescent lighting and my “final shots” were ALL done on the one picnic table I had right outside my apartment? Yep, these are from… 

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My Favorite Thanksgiving Dishes

Thanksgiving Dishes

One of my favorite days is almost here. I mean, besides Friday. Thanksgiving is upon us, my elastic pants are washed and packed and ready to go. I’m ready to throw down an embarrassing amount of food. We are headed to see family, many of which I haven’t seen since 2012. Shame on me, I… 

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Facebook Friday!

Facebook Friday!

Ok, I’m not making this a thing. Although…..I don’t know…maybe I will? It has a nice ring to it, don’t ya think? I have cupcakes in the oven right now (and both kids at my feet), and it’s the base recipe from these cupcakes, which we’ve already talked about before. But it’s a variation, and… 

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Foolproof Homemade Caramel Sauce

Caramel Sauce 2

  Oh how I love caramel sauce. Loooooove. Wish I could marry it. I’m ringing in Spring with ice cream and caramel baby. Nevermind that the high for Saturday is 45, I’m living in this moment, this 75 degree, I ran in a tank top yesterday, flip flops and painted toe nails, moment. You should… 

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Homemade Graham Crackers

Homemade Graham Crackers

It’s raining outside. The kids are watching The Incredibles on the couch. I just finished a batch of VERY vanilla ice cream that’s destined to become ice cream sandwiches (stay tuned next week). The weather has been acting more like fall than summer, our highs are in the 70′s and it’s raining every day. Feels… 

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Strawberry Shortcake

Shortcake

I’m on a bit of a strawberry kick if you haven’t noticed. And now I’ve gone and done it. I’ve been thinking dreaming of strawberry shortcake for weeks now. I started by making poundcake. It was ok. Acceptable. Not fulfilling. So I turned to shortcake. I didn’t want to just make a bisquik biscuit with a… 

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