French Baguettes

Crispy outside, soft and oh so good inside. Great by itself, slathered with butter or jelly, or even sliced up for sandwiches (which is what I made this batch of baguettes particularly for). I wanted something that would be extra good doused in garlic butter and toasted to crunchy perfection. Say hello to my little […]

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Bloody Red Velvet Cupcakes

These cupcakes are to die for. Moist classic red velvet cake, fused with tangy vibrant raspberry coulis, and silky smooth whipped cream cheese icing. The combination is spookily delicious. I topped them with edible meat cleavers that I made from sculpting chocolate for an extra deadly creation. πŸ˜‰πŸ”ͺ Let’s make the cupcakes! Get out the dry ingredients […]

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Edible Meat Cleaver Decor

Halloween is almost here! Time to get spooky and scary and make something fun! πŸ˜ƒπŸ”ͺ I decided I wanted to make some bloody cupcakes with meat cleavers as decor. I went to Hobby Lobby and bought a small tub of white sculpting chocolate  and some black gel. I also used a small wooden fondant/pastry roller and two small […]

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Creamy Tart Key Lime Pie

This is hands down the best key lime pie I have ever made. My favorite desserts are in the fruit family, and although I love sweet berries, there is something about citrus that has ahold of my heart. The tart and tangy zing perks me up like nothing else. Add that to a silky smooth […]

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Homemade Whipped Cream

Once you make homemade whipped cream, you will never go back to store bought. Although it is fun to give yourself a mouthful of Reddi Whip* (if only you could put homemade whipped cream into one of those oxide-propelled cans, life would be perfectπŸ˜‚). All it takes is two ingredients, heavy whipping cream and sugar. You […]

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Pineapple Zucchini Bread

This bread is SO good! It sounded like a strange combination at first, but it intrigued me. I am always up for trying something new. I ended up looking up several different recipes, then finally settled on a combination of a few, with my own additions. It turned out wonderful! Moist, yet crisp on the […]

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