Vanilla-Almond Pavlova

Pavlova is one of my secret-weapon desserts. It’s elegant and impressive enough to be perfect for dinner parties and special occasions and its light enough that people will really dig in and enjoy a huge portion. If you aren’t familiar with this lovely meringue-type confection, you’ll be pleasantly surprised. The pavlova was invented in either New […]

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Cinnamon Roll Waffles with Pecans and Cream Cheese Icing

We have had a beautiful snowstorm over the last couple of days. Picturesque, powdery snow and icicles have blanketed my little town. This is the perfect time of year for a winter wonderland to settle in. The Christmas lights are twinkling in the trees on the square and our (real) Christmas tree is up and […]

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Soft Almond Sugar Cookies with Cherries and Coconut

Cherry and almond are a match made in heaven, in my opinion. I made my own heavenly-sent twist on this fantastic flavor pairing in a delightful new cookie recipe. I don’t think anyone ever complained of having too many cookie recipes. This is a soft, almond-flavored sugar cookie with dried cherries and shredded coconut.  The cookie […]

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