DAIRY FREE FAVORITES (AND OTHER ALLERGY FRIENDLY FOODS)

While I was nursing Ruby, we discovered she has a dairy allergy.  This is different from lactose intolerance.  Most children grow out of it by the time they are two, but Ruby's seems to still be holding strong at 15 months.  When I was nursing, I had Read More
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BERRY PUDDING CAKE (& giveaway winner announced!)

A summer dessert isn't complete without some kind of berry.  This is the perfect time of year to whip up this amazing dessert.  It goes great with ice cream and will have everyone asking for seconds!  I hope you love one of my favorite recipes: Berry Read More
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STRAWBERRIES AND CREAM CAKE

This Strawberries and Cream Cake is one of those desserts that after you try it for the first time, you can get it out of your head.  I have dreams about this cake.  It's that good.  I first tried it at my best friend's family party several years Read More
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FAST, FUSS-FREE FRENCH BREAD

Bread is one of my favorite things to bake.  There is just something about the aroma filling your home and eating a slice of soft, warm bread straight out of oven with butter than is the ultimate comfort food for me. Making bread can be complicated Read More
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LEMON BARS ON BROWN BUTTER SHORTBREAD

Lemon bars are the perfect treat on a crisp autumn day to invoke the feeling of summer. But a really cold lemon bar in the heat of the summer is the perfect way to cool down. And I guarantee, this isn't the lemon bar you're used to making.  To make Read More
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SOFT LEMON DROP COOKIES

If you love lemon like I do, these cookies are a must!  As we head into summer, I whipped up a batch of my favorite lemon cookies. These cookies are dense and soft with a light, tangy, glaze-like frosting. The only problem with these cookies is that Read More
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ENGLISH MUFFIN BREAD

With their chewy interior, crisp, crunchy exterior and craggy, dimpled texture that is the perfect resting place for butter and jam, English muffins are the perfect bread for the morning. This recipe is the best of English muffins without the hassle, Read More
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THE VERY BEST BANANA BREAD

Growing up there was nothing better than coming home after school to the wonderful smells of baking. My mom would bake every week when I was young, and one of my favorite treats was her Banana Bread. My only complaint was when she added nuts Read More
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