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George Washington’s cranberry pudding

I grew up in a state that didn’t even become a state until 1912. The history there tends to be of the native American or Mexican variety, and there aren’t any bars that can boast of hosting a founding father. … Continue reading

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Brownies with marshmallow-mint frosting

I’ve made more thematic St. Patrick’s Day items in past years. There were the Guinness/Bailey’s/Jameson cupcakes, the beef and Guinness pies, the soda bread, the Irish coffee sundaes, the Guinness chocolate cake. But this year, I went a slightly lazier … Continue reading

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Banana coconut cake with chocolate frosting

It has been far, far too long since I posted a cake recipe, y’all. But today I’m going to remedy that with a doozy — an easy three-layer banana-coconut cake with simple, perfect chocolate frosting, toasted coconut and chocolate ganache. … Continue reading

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Strawberry blondies

I have to confess: I don’t think I had ever had a blondie before about a year ago, when my former neighbor made some. And I was totally missing out, y’all. Blondies are like brownies without chocolate — perfect for … Continue reading

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Red velvet whoopie pies

If you watched or read about Saturday’s game, you’ll know that “sad” is an understatement for how I feel. Crushed, perhaps? Forlorn? This piece hits the nail on the head, but if you’re looking for a shorter summary: It was … Continue reading

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Double coconut, double chocolate chip cookies

Remember that time I made scones with coconut oil instead of butter, but gave you no good explanation for it? Sorry about that. I had forgotten that I hadn’t already shared these cookies. And I’m REALLY sorry about that. These … Continue reading

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Four-ingredient scratch strawberry shortcakes

I can’t even tell you how excited I was when we saw (and smelled!) fresh, ripe, local strawberries the other day. It was like surprise Kate Spade sale-level excitement. And then I found a bag of White Lily self-rising flour. … Continue reading

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