Gooey s’mores cookies

I recently had the opportunity to participate in an online holiday cookie exchange.  Those of us who opted into this swap were to bake and…

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Oatmeal raisin cookies from Thomas Keller

I know what you’re thinking – another oatmeal raisin cookie? But wait – this is not your average oatmeal raisin cookie. I’ve already made a…

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Pumpkin spiced pretzels

Pretzels have been on my baking bucket list for a while. I kept putting them off until I couldn’t take it any longer. I had…

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Oatmeal raisin cinnamon chip cookies

Can you believe it’s December already? Where has this year gone? One thing I look forward to every December is my coworker’s annual cookie swap.…

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Overnight cinnamon rolls

Those of you who have been reading my blog for a while know that cinnamon rolls have been on my baking bucket list. I haven’t…

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Chinese bakery-style cake

This was my first year hosting a holiday and probably the first time in over 10 years that I haven’t had to travel for Thanksgiving.…

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Old fashioned Southern sweet potato pie

Culture shock. That’s what I experienced when I first set foot onto my college campus as a lowly freshman many years ago. Here I was,…

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