Citrus Vanilla and Strawberry Mascarpone Tart

Every Saturday I have a routine: wake up to the sun streaming through the open blinds at dawn, drink some coffee, and then run the long route to the farmers market in the park before setting off for my day. My boyfriend likes to joke that I fit in more activities to his Saturday morning

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Very Vera’s Coconut Cake Recipe with Lemon Curd Filling

I think one of my favorite candies in the entire world has to be an Almond Joy. Something about the rich creamy coconut filling makes my tastebuds start to salivate every time I think about it. I could actually do without the chocolate on it, and would be fine with it just being a pure coconut candy.

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Lemon Curd Recipe

There’s no shortage of love for lemons in my book. If I could, every meal would have the brightness of a freshly squeezed lemon added to it. I have always loved the zestiness of lemon and it’s worked it’s way into my favorite cocktails, salad dressings, and desserts. I decided to whip up this easy

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The Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

I know you’ve seen it over one thousand times on the internet about “the best chocolate chip cookies you’ll ever eat” but those people are all lying. They haven’t tried this recipe and they definitely don’t use one of these ingredients to ensure that your cookies stay perfectly crisp on the outside and chewy on

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Orangettes: Candied Orange Peel

The first time I had Orangettes it was during my study abroad in Paris. Our hotel was situated above a candy store whose delectable chocolate air wafted up through our open windows every day. On the occasion that I finally wandered in there, the clerk assured me I had to sample their signature chocolate candy:

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Maple Bourbon Caramels

When something is so nice you have to make it twice within a week, you know you’ve got a special recipe. I was up late one night watching the food network and they were doing some sort of Holiday Cookie Showdown when one of the contestants started making caramel for their cookie. I realized at

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The Best Chewy Gingerbread Cookies

I love a good festive gingerbread during the Holidays, and nothing gets me more excited than spending a cold afternoon prepping cookie dough while I listen to Elf play in the background. This year instead of making 1000 traditional gingerbread cookies I opted for the low and slow approach to baking to create these chewy gingerbread

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Christmas Cookie Recipe Wreath

So, as I go to post this recipe I must kick myself, because of the 100+ Christmas cookies I made last year, I deleted ALL of my photos on accident documenting all the hard work that had been endured making (and eating) said cookies. The only photo that remains is one photo that I saved

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Orange Cinnamon Sticky Buns with a Pecan Citrus Glaze

It finally happened. I finally found myself with enough time and just the inspiration to make cinnamon rolls from scratch. Now, as far as breakfast pastries go, cinnamon rolls aren’t the most difficult thing to whip up ingredient wise but they do require a lot of time. However, these orange cinnamon sticky buns were worth

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