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Vanilla Bean Salted Caramel Bundt Cake – #BundtaMonth

July 10, 2013
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Sometimes you just want something simple in a cake. No multi-taste experience with cake, frosting, fruits, pudding and such. Sometimes you just want one or two flavors going on. Nothing more. This month we were to use caramel as our ingredient for our bundt cakes for BundtaMonth. I didn’t want the caramel to be the […]

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Hibiscus-Vanilla Bean Pots de Creme – #BakeTogether

February 18, 2013
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This month for BakeTogether, Abby created wonderful pots de creme for us to put our own spin on. Pots de creme are smooth, creamy, lightly set custard that is baked in a water bath then chilled. Over the summer I tried my hand at making pots de creme for the very first time when I made […]

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Peach Melba Hand Tarts with Brown Butter Crust ~ #BakeTogether

September 24, 2012
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Let’s start with a little history, shall we? You may recall, last year at the end of October a very pregnant me hopped a train to NYC to meet up with some fabulous people to celebrate glorious pie. Yes, pie! The dynamic foodie duo of Jackie and Ken threw a pie party. Everyone brought one […]

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Vanilla Bean Almond Panna Cotta with Fresh Cherries & Candied Toasted Almonds ~ #BakeTogether

August 20, 2012
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This month for BakeTogether, Abby gave us all a “no bake” assignment which was a wonderful blessing considering the horrendously hot, humid weather we’ve been having here in New Jersey lately. I’ll take any excuse to keep my oven off these days. Abby felt the same way when she decided we would all make panna […]

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Butterscotch Vanilla Bean Ice Cream ~ A Guest Post For The Spiffy Cookie

June 15, 2012

Hello all! Today I’m thrilled to tell you about Erin, author the wonderful blog The Spiffy Cookie and a girl who loves dessert as much as I do. She’s a 27-year-old graduate student working on her PhD in biomedical services and she loves food! Erin says cooking is her outlet from everyday life. Boy can […]

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Lavender-Vanilla Bean Marshmallows ~ #FirstOnTheFirst

January 1, 2012

Happy New Year!!! 2012 is going to be a great year of “firsts.” Carrie and I have already been churning out ideas of things we’d like to make for the coming year and we were so excited to get started. This month we decided to try our hand at making homemade marshmallows. What’s even better […]

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Toasted Coconut Ice Cream

August 19, 2011

In our house there seems to be an addiction. The craving can strike at any hour although the night-time is the hardest. We have an intense need to consume copious amounts of ice cream. Like many addictions, there seems to be a genetic link. My mother (all 100 lbs of her) eats ice cream every […]

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Vanilla Bean-Coconut Cupcakes with Coconut Lime Frosting

August 15, 2011

There’s only one way to put this… When cupcakes enter our house, they just don’t stand a chance. If you want to have more than one, you better get while the gettin’s good because Mike is a huge fan of cupcakes. Generally, he likes to keep things simple. A good chocolate cake topped with vanilla […]

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