Baked Goods

Pistachio-Cranberry Christmas Cookies

December 10, 2012

These are actually my new go-to Christmas cookies. I’ve lost count of how many batches I’ve made. Last year I got obsessed baking everything under the sun with pistachios including this insanely good Pistachio Brittle. Then I found a recipe for pretty green Pistachio Cookies. Super cute, right? Also, insanely delicious. However, the recipe I […]

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Rainbow Cookies

April 9, 2012
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Note: This recipe originally appeared as a guest post on the lovely Eat Boutique. While the cookies below have an Easter theme these rainbow cookies can easily be adapted to fit any occasion.  Think purple, orange, and black for Halloween or red, white, and green for Christmas. Are you good at decorating sugar cookies? Because I’m […]

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Braided Roasted Red Pepper Bread

February 23, 2012
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Truth. I am horrible at doing my own hair. I also haven’t gone to the salon since September so that complicates things even more. Therefore right now I essentially have two “styles.” They are messy bun and disheveled curls made via hot rollers. Kate Middleton wouldn’t be caught dead out in public with me. She’d […]

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Pear, Pistachio, and Ginger Blondies

February 16, 2012
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I was once a hoarder of books and then I got an iPad and everything changed. My love affair with tangible reading materials has faded to such an extent that I’m honestly a little shocked. You see, once upon a time I railed against the cult of ebook. I insisted that I needed “real books” […]

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Dried Cranberry Shortbread Hearts

February 9, 2012
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Well look what we have here. The obligatory heart-shaped baked good post for Valentine’s Day! Half of you are already clicking to the next blog entry in google reader and the other half are still with me. Thank you second half! There’s nothing wrong with loving pretty things, cookies, or cutting them into girlie girl […]

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Thanksgiving Biscotti

November 16, 2011
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If you’re a long time reader of this blog then you know how insistent I am that cookies should be thick and chewy. I have proclaimed it from the rooftops on countless occasions that this duo of qualities yield the only acceptable cookie and I do my best to ensure that this is how my […]

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Day at the Beach Cupcakes

August 11, 2011
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“The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco” is a famous quote attributed to Mark Twain and often bantered about in regards to the bizarre weather in my new hometown. Well it turns out that Mark Twain never said that. In fact no one really knows who first threw that little […]

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Primal Pumpkin Nut Muffins

March 30, 2011
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It’s not a secret. Food blogging made you me fat. All of those chewy cookies, decadent cakes, and cheese laden casseroles over the past five years have left me sporting the largest size of jeans I’ve ever worn in my life. Quelle horror! Not only am I teetering on (OK crashing into) the wrong side […]

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