Brioche burger buns

I have come a long way. For the longest time, I had a fear of working with yeast. I wouldn’t go near it and avoided…

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Cinnamon sugar donut muffins

As weird as this sounds, there are some days that I don’t feel very creative. “But you play the flute, bake and figure skate!” my…

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Alton Brown’s “The Chewy” chocolate chip cookie

I have always been a late adopter on things. It usually takes me a while (sometimes years) to catch onto fads or whatever is the…

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Boston Cream pie

I don’t eat donuts very often, but when I do, my favorite type is Boston Cream. My dad introduced me to this wonderful variety when…

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Chocolate cupcakes with salted caramel swiss meringue buttercream

My manager’s birthday was coming up at work, and I knew I wanted to make her something special to share with our team. I brainstormed…

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Chocolate molten lava cakes for 2

Can you believe that Valentine’s Day has come and gone?  My husband and I used to go out for dinner when we were first dating,…

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Homemade peanut butter

I know, I know. Why is the girl who doesn’t like peanut butter making…peanut butter? Let me explain. You’ve all heard me rave about my…

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