Orange Pineapple Walnut Fruit Cake

I haven’t tried a new cake recipe in something like 2 months.  In fact, I’ve barely managed to bake anything at all since the beginning of the school year.  But how could I ignore a Christmas boiled fruit cake? With Rum?! So I did the impossible and cleared some time off my Thursday schedule.  Thank
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Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake Chocolate Brownies

“It’s My Party and I’ll bake if I want to, bake if I want to, bake if I want to..” (my variation on Lesley Gore’s – It’s My Party) was playing in my head while debating whether or not to bake something most of my family will not touch.  Not because of the pumpkin-they love
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Mini Chocolate Chip Brownie Cupcakes

My brother asked me to put this in writing, so that he can show all his Hi-Tech friends.  So here it is: being a teacher is a million times harder than any lucrative 24/7 job I have ever held. Forget the fact that I don’t sit for at least seven hours straight (how would I be able
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Chocolate Chip Hush Puppies

What can I tell you.  These were one of the ugliest batch of baked goods that came from under my hands in a very long time.  Possibly the ugliest. I was looking forward to making these Chocolate Chip Hush Puppies, as I have neither baked anything new nor posted in my blog in a while.  I’ve been
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Cherry and Poppy Seed Yogurt Cake עוגת דובדבנים ופרג לימונית

I might have mentioned here in the past that I am an obsessive-compulsive cookbook reader.  I can’t keep it but read cookbooks from cover to cover, from the forward till the list of sources and acknowledgements.  In recent years, however, I found myself making an exception to my own rule.  When a book includes irresistible photographs, I
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