Category Archives: Baking

Friday Frenzy Is Here

Introducing Friday Frenzy! It’s the Best Food and Craft Link Party on the Web! I’m so happy to be part of this group of dynamic women! Look for this feature every week. We’ll be bringing you a lot of really … Continue reading

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Low Carb Crackers

These Low Carb Crackers are perfect for Low Carb, Ketogenic, Gluten-Free and Paleo lifestyles! The easy recipe uses almond flour and a variety of seeds (or you can make them plain). You don’t have to skip the crackers this holiday! … Continue reading

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Italian Ricotta Christmas Cookies (#FBLCookieExchange)

It’s Food Blogger Love Cookie Exchange time again! This year I sent these Italian Ricotta Christmas Cookies to three fellow bloggers. The recipe for these light, fluffy and flavorful Italian Christmas Cookies is so simple you’ll make them again and … Continue reading

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Salted Caramel Apple Pie (Award-Winning Recipe)

This recipe for Salted Caramel Apple Pie (with Bourbon-soaked raisins and pecans) was my entry in the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center Blue Ribbon Country Fair. It was beyond thrilling to win first place (Blue Ribbon) in the category of … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Pie

Although originating in the United Kingdom, Buttermilk Pie has been a staple in pie hutches across the South for generations. This recipe for Buttermilk Pie brings you the same creamy custard-like texture with a little less sugar. 

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Drop Shortcakes with Limoncello Berries and Cream

This biscuit-style Drop Shortcake recipe makes the lightest, fluffiest, melt-in-your-mouth shortcake; topped with berries, macerated in Limoncello (lemon-flavored liqueur) and Chambord (black raspberry liqueur) Chantilly Cream, it’s like floating on a cloud of summer. 

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Lemon Cake with Strawberry Butter Cream Frosting

This recipe for Lemon Cake with Strawberry Butter Cream Frosting is the quintessential Spring cake. Lemon cake, moist with buttermilk and flavored with both juice and zest of lemons, frosting studded with fresh strawberries, it’s perfect for Spring celebrations; Easter, … Continue reading

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Cheesecake with Shortbread Crust

This cheesecake recipe is one that crosses all cheesecake regions. It’s neither New York, nor Chicago, nor even Philadelphia. Rather, it takes elements of many regions of cheesecake flavor and texture to bring you a rich, tangy, firm-but-not-dense, light and … Continue reading

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Whey Bread – Easy Homemade Bread with Seeds (Meatless Monday)

This recipe for Whey Bread is a great use for the byproduct of cheese making (whey), and since I just made Feta and have started the six-month process of making bleu cheese, I had a lot of whey. Not making cheese? … Continue reading

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Irish Soda Bread (Wheaten Bread)

This recipe for Irish Soda Bread is just one of the many forms taken by this simple quick bread seen across Ireland. In Ulster, the wholemeal (or whole-wheat) form is sweetened and called Wheaten Bread. 

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