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birthday cake for the birthday girl

I love birthdays. It doesn’t have to be my own, any birthday will do, as I’m not picky in the least. Birthdays equal fun times, friends, family, laughter and best of all, cake. Presents are nice too, but cake, well,…

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thin pancakes with strawberry-orange sauce

Growing up we ate pancakes quite often, and not just for breakfast. We were one of those lucky households that ate pancakes for breakfast, lunch or dinner and I thank my parents fondly for making that happen. However, our pancakes…

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strawberry muffins topped with cinnamon sugar

My freezer is full of berries from our berry picking adventures of last summer. Despite how much I seem to add to smoothies or baked goods, it’s taking a while for the stash to disappear. Not that I’m complaining much,…

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completely smitten, cranberry & blood orange loaf

I’ve been completely taken with blood oranges. They’re everywhere in the markets now and it is a lovely way to send off winter. Pink, fragrant and just a little bit tart, I love you blood orange, you make me hopeful!…

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raspberry drop scones

TGIF. Really, it’s been one of those weeks. Tons of work, a big flare up of repetitive stress injury and I haven’t worked out in ages. All of this means that I haven’t gone grocery shopping in days and for…

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chocolate chip oatmeal kumquat cookies

I’m a fan of kumquats. They’re tiny little bursts of concentrated orange tartness that pops in your mouth like candy. And I love that you don’t need to peel ‘em…just pop ‘em and go. However, I ‘ve never really looked…

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baked apples and a little begging…

I had baked apples once as a kid. I wasn’t too impressed, but then again I was picky and fruit didn’t count as dessert in my books. Fortunately, tastes change and baked apples are pretty rad. And easy to make.…

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lookie lookie: chocolate chip banana bread with ginger

Delivered as promised. Banana bread. Chocolate chips? Check. Soft ginger melty bits? Check. Deliciousness? Oh yes! I found this recipe over at Molly‘s and it figures that if she could venture to try my recipe for a chocolate chip banana…

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