Category Archives: sweets

Chocolate Chip Caramel Pecan Cookies

I wrote this recipe last week during the blizzard, but didn’t publish it because I was hung up on a detail. This is somewhat unusual for me because I am not generally the sort of person who gets bothered enough … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Pecan Snack Bread

Happy belated Mother’s Day! I recognize that originially, Mother’s Day was a promotion by card and candy companies interested in boosting sales, but I am hopelessly romantic when it comes to anything having to do with my children, so it … Continue reading

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Pecan Macaroons

  I am so excited about sharing this recipe with you! It’s a new twist on a traditional family favorite. I’m tempted to claim that I was inspired to try this variation, but the truth is, it happened simply because … Continue reading

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Loaded Blondies

  I learned to bake blondies 50 years ago when I was a girl scout. I was a terrible girl scout, a total flop. I don’t think I ever earned a single badge. But I got this recipe at one … Continue reading

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Marbled Chocolate Dip (Topping or Tart Filling)

This recipe is dedicated to my number one recipe tester, ski partner, co-parent, and sweetheart, Bob McGrath. After 30 years of marriage, we probably should be getting tired of each other, but I love him more deeply every day. The … Continue reading

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Totally Luxurious Comforting Vegan Hot Chocolate

    I practice self-deceptive bird watching. Telling myself I am doing important scientific observation, I while away chunks of potentially productive time staring out the window. I never get tired of watching the chickadees. We’ve kept a bird feeder … Continue reading

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Chocolate Icebox Cake

Wait ‘til you see the super charming recipe I have for you this week!! Sometimes, the most fun, adorable, and delightful things happen when we’re just playing around, and the evolution of this dessert was such a thing. It was … Continue reading

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