Monthly Archives: November, 2013

Baker’s Challenge – November & Happy Thanksgiving

Sfogliatelle Ricci On this Thanksgiving Day in America, we give thanks for both the freedoms with which we are endowed by God, but also pay tribute with sincere gratitude to our Italian grandparents who sacrificed all to enable their families to live in freedom and peace. As luck would have it, this month’s Baker’s Challenge …

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Reese’s Whoopie Pieces

Our final day of tribute to Halloween and then we’ll start gearing up for Thanksgiving. (It’s a big holiday around here). We would love to say we saved the best for last, but we can’t!  We think every single one of our 4 creations has been stellar, and today is no exception! If you look …

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Gimme a Break–Kit Kat Kake

Kit Kat Kake Day 3 of our tribute to Halloween leftovers begs the questions…What does this cake want to be when it grows up????  Is it a cake?  Is it a bread?  Is it “refrigerator surprise?”  What??????? Let me ‘splain…. Halloween usually has loads of chocolate for the little spooks and witches, and our house …

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“Too Good to be True” Candy Corn Blondie

“Too Good to be True” Candy Corn Blondie Day 2 of our tribute to Halloween leftover candy.  Do you have bowls and bowls of candy corn just lying around?  Is it a little bit stale & really can’t be eaten anymore?  No worries!  We know just what to do.  Convert those little stones into one …

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No Trick After-Halloween Treats

Smarties Cupcakes So, Halloween 2013 is now a memory with pictures galore. The goblins and princesses made it home safe & sound with their personal stash.  You made it out ALIVE following the hoards of monsters trampling your beautiful fall mums. This year, you managed not only to buy enough candy, but you actually have …

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Come Home from Vacation Cake

What do you make when you go on vacation for over a week and don’t have any eggs in the house when you get back??? Would it matter if you came back from Scotland and you came back with a head filled with memories of windswept kilt-clad, brogue-sounding, Nessie spotters? Well…it mattered to us.  While …

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