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Holiday Idea: White Chocolate Coconut Cake from Sweet by Valerie Gordon

Would you like a White Christmas? You can have one. You can bake one up. All you need is some white chocolate, some coconut, and some happy time in your kitchen. This magnificent cake is from Sweet by Valerie Gordon. On the outside, there is a white chocolate buttercream frosting. On the inside, there is…

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Brownies from Classic Cookies with a Modern Twist

“Where is the 8 by 8 pan?” Suzen asked me. “There, right there, in that stack in your hand,” I answered. She was holding a big collection of baking pans. She had a frustrated look on her face. “Ya think!” she responded with angst. God, sometimes I have to prove everything. I got the ruler.…

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Thanksgiving Ideas: Pumpkin and Cinnamon Strudel from Fireside Feasts

Fall is pumpkin season, for decoration and for eating. Pumpkin pie is surely the most common way we consume those lovely orange spheres. Here’s a very different way to enjoy pumpkins, and, most importantly, it does not use that canned pumpkin stuff. No, here you are eating a pumpkin, a real pumpkin. The idea here…

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Mint Chocolate Brownie Pie from Ken Haedrich

If you don't know the name Ken Haedrich, you are missing out on life. He's an exceptional cookbook author with, I must say, a very deep sweet tooth. Ken has started The Pie Academy and is happy to serve as dean. This lastest goodie from Ken is something I have to share with you. It's…

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