Pound Cake French Toast

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Or should I say, French cake?

One of the things I love most about hosting Thanksgiving at my house is that we get to keep all the best leftovers – like my aunt’s moist and fluffy pound cake, which just happens to make the most decadent breakfast ever when you dip it in batter and fry it. #thankful Continue reading

The Perfect Pie Crust

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In season one of Gilmore Girls, while Lorelai (played by the ever-wonderful Lauren Graham) is trying to decide whether or not to go on a date with her daughter’s teacher, she shares these wise words:

“I’m attracted to pie. It doesn’t mean I feel the need to date pie.”

Up until recently, I thought this was sage advice. But now, I’m thinking maybe she never had a piece of pie quite like this…

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Mulled Cider Muffins

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Ahh, fall…

My favorite time of year has finally arrived, and I’m ready to make the most of this all-too-fleeting season. For many, taking full advantage of autumn means apple picking, hay rides and drinking an exceedingly unhealthy amount of pumpkin spice lattes. And, don’t get me wrong, I intend to do all of those things. But, for me, fall is all about the food.

This season is bursting with nature’s best – from picturesque landscapes to heartwarming ingredients. And I plan to enjoy it all to the fullest.

Today, that means making mulled apple cider muffins. Yum.

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Lime and Coconut Mini Cupcakes

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Spring is here! Just kidding – it’s snowing outside as I write this. Sigh.

The weather outside is showing no sign of changing anytime soon, but that doesn’t mean I can’t bring a little taste of paradise inside my house. Turn the kitchen into a tropical getaway with these lime and coconut mini cupcakes. Continue reading

Galentine’s Day Cookies

…inspired by Queen B

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If you’ve never heard of Galentine’s Day, that’s probably because it isn’t real. According to everyone’s favorite Councilwoman, Leslie Knope, from Parks and Recreation, February 13th is a day to show some love to all your best gals.

Just because this fictional holiday technically isn’t real doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate it, right?

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