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Mocha Dot Cookies

The nonpareil candies (along with malted milk balls) were my 2 favorite candies growing up and today, rank second and third after any kind of dark chocolate! I just loved the way those little white balls felt in my mouth … Continue reading

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MNF – Pfeffernusse, Say What?

During December, most of us get busy baking Christmas cookies: balls, bars, shapes, sandwich cookies, and even some that have tiny holes in the top so they can be hung as ornaments on your tree (and maybe some special ones … Continue reading

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Snickerdoodles

Just saying the name – Snickerdoodles – will make me smile! I had a customer at old F&E who loved them so much that no matter what cookies I was sampling, he asked for Snickerdoodles! And, he called himself the … Continue reading

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Guinness Stout Pretzels

As most of you know, I LOVE my local Savory Spice Shop!! Sometimes I have to stop myself from going in order to salvage my budget because I find it hard to not buy everything I see! And all the … Continue reading

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Old-Fashioned Blueberry Coffee Cake

We live a very casual lifestyle here in Southern California … we wear shorts (of whatever length) and sandals or flip-flops most of the time, too. Even when we go out in the evening, it is rare that we “dress … Continue reading

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The Queen of the South Cake – Red Velvet

Almost everyone LOVES the Red Velvet Cake. It now makes its appearance not only on a beautiful cake stand, richly red and chocolate-y, but in muffins, cupcakes, ice cream and I’ve even seen it on a waffle menu! But for … Continue reading

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Chocolate Spice Cake

I know it has been quite a while since I’ve written about dessert – especially chocolate! For my birthday last month, my sister and cousins took me to a wonderful Mexican restaurant and I had a fantastic Chicken Mole and … Continue reading

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