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Try Savory Cranberry Brie Bites at Your Next Party

savory cranberry brie bites onion rosemary filo dough cups

Today I’m sharing with you one of my very favorite recipes.  I’ve been making some variation of savory cranberry brie bites at my Christmas party for something like fifteen years!  I know we’re not that close to Christmas, but I wanted to share this now in case you need a…

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It’s September and I’m publishing a Christmas gift guide post: gifts for bakers. I’m sure that feels too early for many of you, but here’s the thing: I’m a planner. Plus, I’m a pretty well-established Christmas crazy. When you do Christmas as big as I do, you have to 1)…

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Ukrops-Inspired Redskin Potato Salad

redskin potato salad ukrops copycat

I’m sure it’s getting pretty darn repetitive to hear about how I’m moving soon.  I know, I know.  It’s been months!  Just move already!  It’s looking more and more like the move is happening soon, so hopefully you wont have to hear about this much longer!  I have a tentative…

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Rich and Savory French Onion Dip Cups

Avoid double-dipping! Bake French onion dip in mini-muffin pie crust cups.

I’m sure this comes as a shock to you, but I’m not a big sports fan.  I know, right?  How can this super-nerdy chick who is working on PhD in bioorganic chemistry while crafting, soapmaking, and baking NOT be a giant fan of all the sports?!!  Anyway, I saw some…

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Ridiculously Quick and Easy Mint Chip Fudge

mint chip fudge sweetened condensed milk white chocolate chips easy fast quick

If it’s not obvious by now, I really like 5-minute fudge recipes.  I’ve done the whole “real” fudge thing, but these chocolate chip-based fudges are usually creamier and you can’t beat the ease of preparation.  Pretty much all of my recipes are a variation on the ratios in this caramel-pecan…

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Christmas Wrap Up (or how many trees can I fit in one house?)

It’s 2017.  It’s not time to talk about 2016, but before I move on with new content for the year I need to talk about this year’s Christmas party!  Given the number of posts in the past month that have mentioned said party, I think I’ve made it pretty clear…

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