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15 Minute Doughnuts

There is a reason why I only have one other doughnut recipe on my blog…I have no self-control when it comes to doughnuts. Many other desserts and treats I can have a bite or two and move on, but doughnuts? Now … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Raisin Granola Bars

Sunday night we finally made it back to Peoria after being stuck at the airport with a 3 hour delay because of mechanical problems. That is one thing you never want to hear when you are about to board an … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Oatmeal White Chocolate Cookies

Peanut Butter Oatmeal White Chocolate Cookies…need to say more? This recipe combines three of my favorite types of cookies, chocolate chip, peanut butter and oatmeal. If you are a fan of soft and very chewy cookies, then you are going … Continue reading

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The Best of 2011!

I really can’t believe how fast 2011 flew by! We had such a fun and exciting year! 🙂 Andrew ran his first 500 Festival Mini Marathon with me in May. He also finished his Dermatopatholgy Fellowship in Indianapolis 0n May 31. After … Continue reading

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A Few of My Favorite Things!

Over the past few days I have been getting lots of emails from those of you that are looking for the perfect gift for the foodie in your family. Today I want to share with you some of my kitchen … Continue reading

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Mini Spiced Plum Galettes

During the summer I love to make pie and fruit tarts with seasonal fruit but as soon as fall rolls around rustic galettes are one of my favorite desserts to make. They look like they take a lot of time … Continue reading

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Cherry Bon Bon Cookies

Decadent chewy chocolate cookies with a hidden surprise! A fresh juicy cherry is hidden beneath a blanket of chocolate. Just like the beloved chocolate covered cherry-just in cookie form! 🙂 Each bite of these sweet treats bursts with cherry and chocolate flavor. These Cherry Bon Bon … Continue reading

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Dark Chocolate Cupcakes with Marshmallow Filling

Dark Chocolate Cupcakes with a fluffy marshmallow filling and creamy chocolate frosting. These dangerously decadent cupcakes are sure to delight any chocolate lover. By mixing the cocoa powder and bittersweet chocolate with the butter, rather than adding the cocoa to the dry … Continue reading

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Homemade Granola

Homemade granola packed with crunchy oats, slivered almonds, cashews, coconut, cinnamon and a medley of dried fruit that is sure to keep you going throughout your day. My family loves to eat granola bars and breakfast bars for a quick … Continue reading

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Guinness and Bailey’s Irish Cream Cupcakes

Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone!! I made some delicious Guinness and Bailey’s Irish Cream Cupcakes to celebrate! Moist Guinness cupcakes bursting with a decadent Bailey’s ganache and topped with creamy Bailey’s buttercream frosting. If you are not a big Guinness fan, … Continue reading

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