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Walnut Cream Cake

Victor has been whining for years to Marie about a Walnut Cream Cake she used to make way back when. The original recipe came from Bon Appetit in Philadelphia – an upscale kitchenware store with a cafè upstairs. Marie worked there back in the day and go...

Guinness, Whiskey, and Bailey’s Cupcakes

I went into work this morning just as the snow was beginning to fall. 30 minutes after punching in, I was punching out – no need to hang around on a snow-day. 8:30 in the morning found me in the kitchen with a recipe for cupcakes that a coworker had ment...

Christmas Eggnog Cake

It’s a really quiet Christmas Day around here. Almost too quiet. Both of us are used to loud, ...

Scandinavian Apple Cake

Halloween has certainly changed since the days of my youth. As a little kid, we’d hit the neig...

Oatmeal Cookies

Last night Victor mentioned that we hadn’t had any cookies in a while. Of course he was right....

Kentucky Bourbon Cake

Victor headed off to Chicago on Monday and I headed off to the grocery store. I had noticed we were ...

Chocolate Cookies

It’s a gorgeous day out there. Hermine didn’t pack the punch they were expecting and we ...

Fig Peach Rugelach

If the Apocalypse ever happens, we’re going to have plenty of food in the basement! In just th...

Grilled Nectarines

One of the quickest and easiest desserts this time of year comes right off the grill – peaches...

Chocolate Ganache Cheesecake

  I made my favorite “Worlds Greatest Strawberry Cheesecake” except I didn’t...

Coconut Yogurt Cake

I have been wanting to make a certain cake from the latest issue of Fine Cooking magazine since I re...

Baked Apple Terrine

I seriously wonder why I buy cooking magazines. I constantly find fault with them, the ones I get ar...

Lemon Almond Semolina Cupcakes

The concept for these comes from Bon Appetit magazine. I think I’m finally making a bit of pea...

Miss Finney’s Apple Cake

We had apples in the house that needed eating. Now… One could grab an apple and eat it out of ...

Chocolate and Sour Cherry Torta

Easter treat that deserved a post of its own! Crust 1¼ cups unbleached all-purpose flour plus mor...