Cheesecake Marbled Brownies 2014

I was four seasons into watching Game of Thrones before I finally had the nerve to admit to Michael I

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January 24 is National Peanut Butter Day!

As it’s Friday, I’m sure many of you already had plans to tear home from work, drop yourselves down onto

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Homemade Blueberry Sauce OR “Why An Intruder Will Never Be Able to Murder Me”

I once wrote a story about a nice guy who ended up breaking into the home of his boss and

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Season of the Cookie: Peanut Butter Cookies

Have you ever wondered why you’re supposed to use the fork to make those little criss-cross marks on the tops of peanut butter cookies?

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Season of the Cookie: Cream Cheese Walnut Cookies (How to Make “Halloween Brains”)

Butter continues to be the primary ingredient in most of the latest creations that have sprung to life in my rinky-dinky Holly Hobbie kitchen. Papered in the image of an Indian maiden holding a butter box (Land O’ Lakes), salted or unsalted (my brief research into the subject indicates that either can be used in a recipe that demands one or the other – any argument?), I have not been able to keep enough on hand to prevent me from stopping at the Rock and Roll Ralphs on Sunset every other day to replenish my supply. But even I consider it a bit much when a recipe calls for FOUR FULL STICKS of the stuff.

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Slow-Cooked Blueberry Cobbler

To celebrate my three-hour-plus visit to the dentist this past Friday, I present the absolute most sugary dessert I have made in months. Yes, I said three-hour-plus.   Actually it was even more than that because it had been so long since I had been to see the dentist that the hygenist actually had to break my simple, routine cleaning into two separate appointments. So the second appointment began with the resumption of scraping, plying and carving plaque off my teeth. Sadly, from there, it went seriously downhill.

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