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Like Father, Like Daughter: Cherry Pie Cookies

My dad was the first person to teach me how to bake. I've already blogged about my him as an expert pie maker and all-around awesome person a few times. On Thanksgiving, he made pumpkin pie for breakfast and proudly displays the "evil pie" print I purchased for him in our family's living room. He also sent me… Continue reading Like Father, Like Daughter: Cherry Pie Cookies

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Watermelon Cookie Slices and Coconut Cupcakes

Last week, I celebrated my half birthday. While I'm not exactly sure where I'll be for my birthday in December, I'm determined to make it somewhere warm! (So obviously, Chicago isn't going to cut it. :-P) In honor of the half and to celebrate the start of warmer temps, I hosted a tropical-themed dinner party… Continue reading Watermelon Cookie Slices and Coconut Cupcakes

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Cinnamon Churro Cupcakes

In a month, I'll be exploring the sights and sounds of New Orleans for the very first time. (There will be beignets! And yes, I do plan to blog about the best bites discovered from my NOLA adventures. :) These cupcakes remind me of a different type of "donut" - the churro. A good churro… Continue reading Cinnamon Churro Cupcakes

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Chick Cupcakes

Easter is almost upon us! Growing up, my mom always assembled the BEST Easter baskets for me and my brother. His would be filled with chocolates and mine would contain all of my favorite fruit-flavored items, plus a stuffed animal or two. My mom used to pull together similar packages for us for Valentine's Day, too.… Continue reading Chick Cupcakes