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Baking Shortcut – Boxed Brownie Mixes

This is hardly earth-shattering, but in the spirit of the internet, which has guided me through many baking and cooking quandaries, allow me to answer this question: Can you use coconut oil instead of regular vegetable oil in a boxed … Continue reading

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Coconut Chocolate Cake and Starving for Suffrage

My book club met tonight to discuss A Short History of Women by Kate Walbert. As I chose the book, I brought the dessert. I’ve been craving coconut cake, but at heart, chocolate cake is what I love best. Unable … Continue reading

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Chocolate Amaretto Tiramisu Roulade

Kind of a mouthful of a cake name, I know. I’m trying to come up with something that rolls off the tongue a little better, but then again, the real focus here is how it tastes going down, not sounds … Continue reading

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Now Shopping for Pointy Boots

I made a very healthy soup for dinner … so thought these homemade oatmeal pies would balance it out: Musical accompaniment: The way you eat that oatmeal pie …

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Mark’s SoCo Apple Pie for Kuff’s Birthday

Thanks to a prolonged bout with strep throat, I missed Charles Kuffner’s February birthday. No worries! We’ll celebrate the one-month anniversary of his birthday instead! I took photo after photo of the dang apples, but ultimately, was frustrated by the … Continue reading

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Cake v. Pie: Chocolate Diner Pie

The winner of last Sunday’s Cake v. Pie bout, Chocolate Diner Pie: To call this a pudding pie would be technically true, but would risk the settings of expectations way too low. Decadent chocolate custard pie doesn’t quite say it … Continue reading

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Desserts for Junk Month Dinner

Tonight, a certain group I meet with monthly celebrates the end of summer by gathering for dinner.  I have not seen them since beginning this blog, so will ask their permission to go into a little more detail in the … Continue reading

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