Category Archives: classic

(Almost) Sugar-Free Vanilla² Cupcakes

Well, I’m back at it again with the sugar-free baking experiments.  This time, instead of using the dreaded Splenda though, I thought I’d give Stevia a try instead.  I’ve never been a huge fan of Splenda because of how heavily … Continue reading

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The World’s Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

Well, it’s another 90 degree September day in Northern Alabama and that can only mean one thing…Fall is right around the corner!  Growing up in Kentucky, Fall was always my favorite season, hands down, because of the crisp, cool air, … Continue reading

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New York Cheesecake

As promised, here is my cheesecake recipe… For the crust: 1 1/3 cups finely grated graham cracker crumbs 1/3 cup sugar 5 tbsp. melted butter Pinch of salt For the filling: 4 (8-oz) packages cream cheese, softened 1 3/4 cups … Continue reading

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Cherry Pie

In honor of Memorial Day today, and because it is one of my Dad’s favorite desserts, I made an all-American cherry pie.  Simple, delicious, and fun to make. 🙂 What You’ll Need: For Pie Dough… 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour … Continue reading

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