Blueberry and Blackberry Frozen Yogurt

blueberry and blackberry frozen yogurt

When I planned out our 2 year traveling route I wanted to make sure we followed the warm weather for as long as possible. Sure, a snowy white Christmas is romantic and picturesque but let’s face it usually it’s just cold, rainy and windy instead. And as much as I always want to fantasize and… 

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Reeses Peanut Butter Cheesecake and my Travel Plans Revealed

Reeses Cheesecake

Since it’s my birthday today (tear tear, my youth is slipping away) it’s only appropriate that I share a decadent cheesecake recipe and finally reveal my travel plans. If you’ve checked out my about me page or the travel tab in the top menu you already know what I’ve got planned for the future. For… 

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Peanut Butter Graham Cracker Balls

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Peanut butter balls/truffles make for a simple no fuss dessert. There’s no baking required, very little mixing, no waiting for the eggs and butter to warm up to room temperature. Just a few ingredients and steps to follow. Though I never partake in the eating process here I know most people fully enjoy this treat… 

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Daring Bakers April 2012 – Armenian Nazook

This month’s daring bakers challenge was Armenian themed. The mandatory component was to prepare either nazook or nutmeg cake. Since in the realm of sweets I generally dislike cakes I went with the nazook – an Armenian pastry filled with vanilla and sugar. I printed out the recipe, placed in neatly on the counter and… 

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Creme Fraiche Panna Cotta with Strawberry Mousse and Puree

I don’t care much for sweets but I do thoroughly enjoy a good panna cotta, creme brulee and cheesecake every so often. Notice a pattern here? Maybe it’s just the silky velvety consistency that I’m drawn too. It really doesn’t get smoother than panna cotta. Traditionally made with cream, milk, sugar and gelatin this time… 

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Daring Bakers July 2011: Fraisiers Cake

The month’s daring bakers challenge was to make a fraisier cake, meaning the chiffon cake, the pastry cream, the whipped cream, and the simple syrup were all to do made from scratch. The recipe said the cake would take at least 4 hours, although all components could be made a day or two in advance.  I decided… 

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