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Pie dough with bitcoin decoration on top

Pie Dough for Dummies — Top Tips for the Doughaphobic

Are you afraid of making pie dough? Don’t be! This post will give you all the best tips and the courage you need to make perfect pie crust every time.

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strawberry shortcake

Roasted Strawberry Shortcake with Olive Oil and Orange-scented Whipped Cream

This Strawberry Shortcake Recipe baked with olive oil tickles your tastebuds with strawberries two ways and a touch of orange in the cake and topping.

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Banana Chocolate Chip Loaf on cutting board with pan and knife

Banana Chocolate Chip Loaf: A Picture is Worth 1000 Calories

Banana Chocolate Chip Loaf – a super simple and satisfying quick bread. Perfect to use up an oversupply of bananas, quick enough to make during the week, and easy enough for your kids to bake as well. Chocolate and bananas … yum!

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Orange Olive Oil Hamantaschen Dough makes the perfect base for any filling you desire in this traditional Purim cookie

Orange Olive Oil Hamantaschen for Purim

No matter what filling you prefer for this traditional 3-sided hamantaschen cookie, this orange-scented olive oil dough will be the perfect wrapper.

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A Chocolate Lover's Chocolate Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Let Us Eat Cake: Chocolate Bundt Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Let’s celebrate Valentine’s Day, my blog’s 6th anniversary, and my daughter’s 18th birthday with a chocolate bundt cake with cream cheese frosting. Milestones call for cake and this recipe, inspired by a lovely layer cake from the Merry Gourmet, is my idea of a perfect moist, decadent but not dense chocolate cake.

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Oatmeal Bittersweet Chocolate Chunk Cookie

A Baking Bonanza and an Oatmeal Bittersweet Chocolate Chunk Cookie Recipe

The 3rd Annual Hermine Memorial Cookie Exchange and a recipe for an Oatmeal Bittersweet Chocolate Chunk Cookie – it’s time to get in the kitchen and bake!

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Tasting Jerusalem

Tasting Jerusalem: April Showers Bring May Flours

See who won the April Tasting Jerusalem Couscous contest, bring out your flours and start baking in May; plan ahead for June – start preserving lemons now!

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jam thumbprints on red plate with more on cooling rack in background

Jam Thumbprints, Baking Memories and a Cookie Party

A holiday cookie party to recreate the elaborate array of cookies that just one fabulous baker used to accomplish on her own PLUS her jam thumbprint recipe!

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