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smitten with apples: chai-spiced apple oatmeal bread

There is nothing like a tart, crisp apple. I love apples and autumn and all the comforts that come along with it: hot apple cider, apple pies and those rare days of crisp autumn weather. Thankfully, this past weekend was…

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a rhubarb schlump: strawberry-rhubarb pudding cake

When I was little, my parents had a little garden patch in the backyard where we grew all kinds of things: raspberries, corn, carrots, chives, lettuce and always, always rhubarb. Strangely enough being the sour-lover that I am, I wasn’t…

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birthday cake

Well, birthday week 2007 has just about come to an end, I think. But I’m okay with that because I’ve got cake in the fridge to last for a few days more (maybe) and a bountiful supply of fresh lemon…

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today i’m gonna party like it’s my birthday…

….cuz it totally is! This year I’ll be baking a cake for myself, but not until Saturday when I’ve scheduled in a picnic party! I’ll be making the Martha Stewart yellow cake with lemon curd and chocolate frosting because it…

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for the love of cake: lemon yogurt cake

I love cake. There’s just something about it that turns the most ordinary meal into a celebration. A cake holds much more meaning than just a sweet dessert. A pie? Well, that’s a labour of love and one should always…

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bringing autumn back: spicy pumpkin & chocolate chip cake

I’m once again trying to empty out the contents of my freezer. It’s amazing the things you find once you dig deep enough. Just when I thought I was over with blackberries, I found another container full! I’ve also found…

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taste of summer: black(berry) bottom cake

Like I mentioned in a previous entry, I’ve begun Operation: Cupboard Clean-Out to make moving apartments seem like less of a chore. This tactical maneouver isn’t only about cleaning out the cupboard….the freezer is fair game as well. Last summer…

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some velvet afternoon: red velvet (cup)cake

I love red velvet cake. I remember hearing so much about this fabled Southern dessert that when I actually made it for the first time, I was a bit disappointed that the only thing that made it red was the…

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