Tag Archives: valentine’s day

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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Valentine’s Day

I’m sure all you romantics, lover of hearts, and wearers of pink and red are well aware, but Valentine’s Day is coming. Like, soon. I’m going to have a new recipe or two for you before then, but in the … Continue reading

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Heart tarts

Back in August, Meagan of Scarletta Bakes made some really cool avocado pop tarts. And while I never really liked Pop Tarts that much when I was little (shocking, right? Especially since my brother liked them), they did grow on … Continue reading

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Quick and spicy chocolate mousse

Well, I couldn’t very well give you a big list of Valentine’s recipes and not include at least one chocolate item. But after the macarons, I figured you didn’t want something else super involved. So this is not traditional chocolate … Continue reading

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Strawberries and champagne macarons

I may not be very traditional when it comes to Valentine’s Day, but that doesn’t mean I don’t like strawberries and champagne every once in a while. And strawberries and champagne in cookie form? Even better. I’ve actually made these … Continue reading

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Raspberry cupcakes with blood orange buttercream

I don’t like sappy romantic comedies. I’m not into greeting cards. I don’t want a heart-shaped box of chocolates. I think giving someone red roses on Valentine’s Day is a cop-out (I’ll take peonies or tulips, thanks). The fact that … Continue reading

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Red velvet cupcakes

You know what today is, right? Arizona’s 99th birthday! What better way to celebrate that — and that other holiday — than red velvet cupcakes? You need cake flour for this recipe, and I thought I had a whole box. … Continue reading

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