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Brennan’s Infamous Frozen Rainbow Chiffon Cake – DO NOT ATTEMPT!

This is one of my most popular posts- Happy Birthday Brennan! This cake is amazing.  This cake is beautiful.  It’s like eating sorbet, but light and fluffy, like a cloud.  This cake will move people to sing your praises.  People … Continue reading

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A Bridal Shower Tea (a great Gazpacho recipe too!)

I recently had the honor of hosting a bridal shower for my lovely cousin, Brooke.  For her outdoor wedding she is featuring ferns rather than flowers.  I decided to go with a forest theme for the shower.  I made the … Continue reading

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Spring Garden Deviled Eggs

These beautiful little blooming deviled eggs are fully edible.  Wild violets are a terrific addition to salads or cakes.  Why not use them to decorate deviled eggs?  Be sure they haven’t been sprayed with any chemicals before picking.  Use chives … Continue reading

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Caramelized Corn and Shallots

This is a terrific side dish and my new favorite way to serve corn.  No, corn isn’t in season right now, but my kids love it.  Frozen corn is an acceptable alternative.  This recipe comes from a really fun cookbook … Continue reading

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Chewy Chocolate Ginger Cookies

These are my favorite cookies to make for the holidays.  They are sophisticated enough to give as gifts, yet they are a simple drop cookie; no frosting or decorating needed.  They also freeze extremely well once they are baked.  The … Continue reading

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Summer Berry Cake

This is one of those show-stopping desserts that makes everyone happy.  It’s light and not too sweet, the whipped cream pairing perfectly with the berries.  It looks great, and tastes great.  This recipe is adapted from Martha Stewart’s Baking Handbook- … Continue reading

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Fresh Pineapple Upside Down Cake

I thought that canned pineapple was the best way to make a pineapple upside down cake.  That’s how everyone does it right?  I guess I thought fresh pineapple would be too tough, or just too much work.  It was so … Continue reading

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Fondant Carrot Patch Cake

Happy Anniversary!  Swellkid is one year old today.  In honor of this milestone I am reposting my most popular recipe: For my son’s 1st birthday I made a carrot cake with cream cheese frosting.  I have wanted to make a … Continue reading

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Chewy Chocolate Ginger Cookies

These are my favorite cookies to make for the holidays.  They are sophisticated enough to give as gifts, yet they are a simple drop cookie; no frosting or decorating needed.  They also freeze extremely well once they are baked.  The … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cake with Salted Caramel (or another bleeping Martha cake)

I saw this cake in the November Martha and knew it was destined to be my birthday cake.  I have made my own birthday cake for the last several years – baking a cake is pretty rare in my house, … Continue reading

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