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2 Quick Ideas Featuring Nicoletta Foods’ Blueberry Jam

Disclaimer: I was given free product to review for Nicoletta Foods. All opinions are my own.  Nicoletta Foods is a new small business based in Maryland that makes all-natural jams and marmalade using family recipes. The proprietors sent me a jar of their blueberry jam, and I have been savoring it ever since! The jam tastes fresh […]

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Soft Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies with Walnuts

This recipe for oatmeal chocolate chip cookies tastes like pure comfort to me. What does pure comfort taste like for me? Cashmere and Veuve. Vanilla, butter, oatmeal, toasted nuts, and brown sugar. So I combined all of these items (excusing the cashmere and Veuve) into a new cookie recipe.  I also used a touch of […]

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White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Oatmeal Cookies with Sprinkles

Disclaimer: I was given free silicone non-stick baking mats by Kitchen Executive Chef to review. All opinions are my own.  I’ve made comments before that I bake when I’m stressed and bake when I’m overwhelmed with obligations, but let me clear the record: I also bake when I’m happy. Basically, I really should just say […]

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Peanut Butter-Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Skillet Cookie

  When I started making this skillet cookie on Friday morning, I thought I could make it passable as baked oatmeal – a nice, healthy-but-slightly-indulgent breakfast treat. After tinkering with the proportions and flavors, though, I quickly realized that this is no baked oatmeal recipe. Instead, this is a delicious, decadent oatmeal cookie baked in […]

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Guest Post: Double Cookie Chocolate Chip Cookies

I had the honor of participating in my first “guest post” on the lovely NWA Motherlode blog’s Mealtime Mama page today!  I shared a delicious little recipe that I called “double cookie chocolate chip cookies” with the  ladies at NWA Motherlode. The recipe, like the cookie itself, is quite a mouthful, but it’s easy to […]

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Southern Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’m quite sure that I’ve mentioned that I’m a morning baker. And a morning cleaner, laundry sorter, dog walker, reader, thinker, over-analyzer, etc. On this particularly frigid morning, I was working on my recipe for chocolate chip cookies. I wanted to make them “Southern.” I scoured the cupboards looking for Southern ingredients, which I spread […]

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Pumpkin Spice Popovers

This might be the most controversial recipe I’ve posted. What I’ve done is a perfect Halloween week recipe: a dark, sinister twist on an aged, revered recipe. What’s so frightful? Well. I’ve sweetened popovers. If you haven’t fallen out of your seat, you might not have grown up with British-influenced food. A popover is the American […]

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Twisted S’Mores Cookies

I struggled with what to call this post. S’mores cookies is too bland, but maybe “twisted” sounds too nefarious for sweet little cookies. By “twisted,” all I mean is that I used chocolate brownie flavored marshmallows and Hershey’s Cookies and Cream candy bars (white chocolate with chocolate cookie bits).  Maybe “role reversal” cookies or “Paula […]

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