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Pumpkin Chili

I know this recipe doesn’t involve sugar, flour, or butter, but per the requests of many, I thought I would post it anyway.  So, without further ado here is my pumpkin chili recipe… 2 tbsp. vegetable oil 1 green bell … Continue reading

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I need your help!

So, I entered the “Savannah” and “Starbucks” cakes in a photo contest.  I would love you forever if you would help me out by voting for them (if you want): Savannah’s Cake — click here to vote! Starbucks Cake — … Continue reading

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Buttercream Frosting

1/2 cup shortening 1/2 cup butter, at room temperature 1 tsp. vanilla extract 4 cups powdered sugar 2 tbsp. milk In an electric mixer, cream the shortening and butter together.  Add vanilla.  Slowly add powdered sugar in cupfuls, combining well … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

Nothing too fancy here!  I just needed some quick and easy baking therapy on a slow afternoon in Northern Alabama and this is what the end result was…good ol’ peanut butter cookies.  These taste just like the inside of a … Continue reading

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Vanilla Latte Buttercream

(See also Starbucks Cake) 1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature (very important) 6 tsp. vanilla extract 1/2 tsp. salt 32 oz. powdered sugar 3 tbsp. milk 3 tbsp. instant coffee In an electric mixer, cream butter.  Add vanilla extract … Continue reading

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Honey Whole Wheat Bread

WHAT YOU’LL NEED: -1 3/4 c. water -1 tbsp active dry yeast -1/3 c. organic honey -1 tbsp agave nectar -3 c. whole wheat flour -1 tbsp wheat gluten -1/3 c. vegetable oil -1 tsp salt -3 c. bread flour … Continue reading

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My Ode to Ireland: Chocolate Guinness Cupcakes with Bailey’s Buttercream Icing

Calling all Irishmen (and women)!  It’s time to bake like the Irish drink…with Guinness!  What could be better than a dessert with beer and whiskey in it?!  I sure can’t think of anything.  This recipe is one I adapted from … Continue reading

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