Cakes Fruit

Grilled Strawberry Shortcake

Oh these sweet sweet days!   When the coals are hot, the hot dogs are pleasantly burnt, the beers are canned and cozied, and the cheeseburgers are a little too well done with too much cheese. With sunshine, it’s all…

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Baking 101 Cakes

Baking 101: How To Frost A Cake

Baking 101:  a series circling around the basics of baking ingredients and kitchen techniques designed to sprinkle a confidence into our culinary lives.  Today: a step-by-step guide to frosting a three layer cake at home like a champion.  Nothing too…

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Cakes Recipes

Tres Leches Cake

We really do have so much to celebrate!   The sun is above us shining bright.  The breeze is warm.  The shade is ample and cooling, if not still filled with pesky mosquitos.  We sweat.  Our drinks sweat.  Our neighbors…

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Cakes Chocolate Recipes

Everybody’s Birthday Cake

Happy Birthday to you, and you, and you over there, and your brother, and your brother’s son, and your sister’s cousin.  And your neighbor that just turned 30.  And your favorite blogger who turns 35 (huh!?) this year (that’s me)….

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Breakfast Cakes Fruit Recipes

Cranberry Orange and Cream Clafoutis

Clafoutis  //  noun, super French, [klah-foo-tee]:  An almost breakfast-y tart kind of dessert that’s eggy, custardy, fruit-studded, and somehow cake-like in structure and substance.  Best enjoyed warm, with soft whipped cream, powdered sugar, and your third cup of coffee for…

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Cakes Holiday Recipes

Amaretti Cookie Tiramisu

I’m trying to hold on to something.  It’s feels big and elusive… and I just looked down at my fingernails to find that at some point during the day I must have bitten them all off.  I’m trying to hold…

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