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go big or go home: lemon meringue pie

This is a birthday pie I made for my husband last month. He’s born January 2nd and if there is a time when desserts are the last thing on my mind, January 2nd would be the day. But this pie…

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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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bittersweet ganache glazed bourbon cupcakes (vegan!)

Today I realized that I totally forgot about my blog birthday….though I guess it’s not one to mark down in the ol’ birthday calendar. Yes, way back in February of 2005 I started this little home o’ mine and four…

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2 kinds of pre-birthday cupcakes!

Yesterday I had a little pre-birthday celebration with friends. Since I was going to be out of town on my actual birthday, I held a little fake birthday party last night that involved some yummy Jamaican food (and a whole…

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life is better with cake & beer: red ale & chocolate cake

When I first spotted Nigella’s recipe for Guinness cake I was excited. Surely this would be the cake to rival all cakes. But I kept putting it aside since I’m an IPA drinker and my husband will drink whatever is…

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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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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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