Items tagged: Dairy

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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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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St. Patrick’s Drunk Bundt Cake

It has been ages since I baked for the sake of baking and not just to fulfill our bare necessities. Between tests, papers, students, kids and ski trips, all I had manage to bake was our weekly two loaves of nutty Whole Wheat Sourdough bread and Whole Wheat Pumpkin Chocolate Chips Muffins. Between you, invisible
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Chinese Five-Spice Scones

If I had to re-name these Chinese Five-Spice Scones I would probably label them as Looks Can Be Deceiving scones.  They don’t look like much.  At all.  In fact, I’ve never been so unhappy with pictures of baked goods of mine before – they are absolutely not attractive.  I would have never picked them up in a
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Whipped Shortbread

Every year on Hanukkah, my sister hosts all of us for a candle lighting gathering. The menu hasn’t changed for years: the appetizers consist of a hearty soup, salads, pizza for the kids (and some of the adults), interesting breads and the likes.  And for the main course, coffee and cakes. Each of us bakes one
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