Candy Corn

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by Jess on October 30, 2013 · 0 comments

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Tweet ‘Tis the season of candy. It lasts from September thru Easter. That is if your in retail. It’s a never ending sea of anything your heart desires. Candy corn has always been a candy that I want to like but gets so sickly sweet I can’t stomach it. Until I found a homemade recipe. […]

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Tweet -Waves- Miss me ya’ll? It’ been awhile but I finally have something new I can post. Between dating, my brothers wedding and work I’ve been busy. But the other day I had the best idea… I bought a can of the Jet Puffed Mallow Bits and while I snacked on a handful decided they […]

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Mocha Joe Instant Oatmeal

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Tweet This inspiration came from me wanting something heartier for breakfast and from seeing a product on the shelf when I was at work. We have a display of Michigan made items and one of them was instant oatmeal flavor of mocha Joe. Then I seen the price and decided I could make that myself […]

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Daring Bakers’ Chocolate Marble Quick Bread

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Tweet The Daring Bakers’ February 2012 host was – Lis! Lisa stepped in last minute and challenged us to create a quick bread we could call our own. She supplied us with a base recipe and shared some recipes she loves from various websites and encouraged us to build upon them and create new flavor […]

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Daring Bakers’ Basic Scones aka Biscuits

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Tweet Audax Artifex was our January 2012 Daring Bakers’ host. Aud worked tirelessly to master light and fluffy scones (a/k/a biscuits) to help us create delicious and perfect batches in our own kitchens! When I seen this challenge I groaned. I’ve never liked biscuits due to them being super dry and pasty. Since this is […]

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Daring Bakers’ – Sans Rival

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Tweet Sans Rival Ingredient  10 large egg whites, room temp  1 cup (240 ml) (225 gm) (8 oz) white granulated sugar  1 teaspoon (5 ml) (3 gm) cream of tartar  ¼ cup (60 ml) (20 gm) (2/3 oz) Dutch processed cocoa (optional and not traditional)  2 cups (480 ml) (240 gm) (8½ oz) chopped, toasted […]

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White Chocolate Pumpkin Blondies

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Tweet AMAZING!! Just sayin’. Last year I had done some searching for recipes that both used pumpkin and white chocolate. Do you think I could find it when I actually wanted to make it? Of course not. As I was browsing just plain blondie recipes, I came across Smitten Kitchen. Looked like something that I […]

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Detroit Bumpy Cupcakes

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Tweet After tasting this cupcake at a wedding I just had to try to make them myself. Some encouragement came from My Baking Addiction and their holiday recipe exchange. Come join the fun at the My Baking Addiction and GoodLife Eats Holiday Recipe Exchange sponsored by Scharffen Berger. One tip I have is to make […]

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Daring Bakers’ Candylicious! Strawberry Paté de Fruit and Dulce de Leche Chocolates

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Tweet The August 2011 Daring Bakers’ Challenge was hosted by Lisa of Parsley, Sage, Desserts and Line Drive and Mandy of What the Fruitcake?!. These two sugar mavens challenged us to make sinfully delicious candies! This was a special challenge for the Daring Bakers because the good folks at http://www.chocoley.com offered an amazing prize for […]

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Champagne Cupcakes

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Tweet The wedding was a success! Congratulations to my cousin Chris and his new wife Courtney. For her bridal shower I wanted to make something fun that they would get a kick out of. I went with pink champagne cupcakes! Paired with milk chocolate champagne truffles. I am not a big wine/champagne drinker but these […]

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French Vanilla Coffee Chip Ice Cream

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Tweet It’s seriously hot outside. And that calls for ice cream. Especially homemade ice cream. The hard part is waiting for it to be finished. This one was worth the wait! I love the combination of coffee and chocolate together and I think that it was the perfect coffee flavor for me. Only thing I […]

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S’mores Cupcakes

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Tweet Summer is here! Yay! Since I live in Northern Michigan, the weather can be hit or miss. Last year we didn’t have a whole lot of nice warm summer days. We seem to be on a better track so far this year. This means it’s camping time. For other people. I don’t get to […]

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Katharine Hepburn Brownies

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Tweet In April my cousin Jamie and I went to a chocolate festival. If you’re thinking “there must have been a lot of chocolate there” you are correct. We actually volunteered which meant free chocolate! Can’t really beat that at all. Vendors from the area had their wares displayed and samples available. Oh so fabulous. […]

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Daring Bakers’ Chocolate Marquise

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Tweet The May 2011 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Emma of CookCraftGrow and Jenny of Purple House Dirt. They chose to challenge everyone to make a Chocolate Marquise. The inspiration for this recipe comes from a dessert they prepared at a restaurant in Seattle. Yet again another busy month for me. This dessert is […]

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Peanut Butter Cookies

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Tweet Well today I received news that even though I’ve lost 22 lbs and started a job that is pretty active, my cholesterol has jump up 60 points. And guess when I found this out. Yep, while making these cookies. Of course this news made me want to eat the whole batch. I did resist. […]

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Daring Bakers’ Maple Mousse Shots

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Tweet The April 2011 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Evelyne of the blog Cheap Ethnic Eatz. Evelyne chose to challenge everyone to make a maple mousse in an edible container. Prizes are being awarded to the most creative edible container and filling, so vote on your favorite from April 27th to May 27th at […]

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Daring Baker’s – Filled Meringue Coffee

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Tweet  The March 2011 Daring Baker’s Challenge was hosted by Ria of Ria’s Collection and Jamie of Life’s a Feast. Ria and Jamie challenged The Daring Bakers to bake a yeasted Meringue Coffee Cake. I think the only thing I can say about this challenge is that yeast hates me. My dough didn’t rise like […]

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Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

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Tweet Well, it’s been a year since I started by blog. I know that there were more posts then than there are now, but I am a busy girl. Working and going to school keep me plenty busy. Not to mention a couple failed recipes lately. I have started to count my calories (I have […]

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Daring Baker’s – Panna Cotta with Coffee Gelee and Florentine Cookies

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Tweet The February 2011 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Mallory from A Sofa in the Kitchen. She chose to challenge everyone to make Panna Cotta from a Giada De Laurentiis recipe and Nestle Florentine Cookies. Hello everyone! I know it has been awhile, but I am still here. My baking mojo has flown out […]

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Double Vanilla Delights

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Tweet Come join the fun at the My Baking Addiction and GoodLife Eats Holiday Recipe Swap sponsored by Beanilla.” Seriously, an excuse to win something and bake at the same time? How can you resist. These Double Vanilla Delights are so tasty. I make mine a little bigger than the recipe calls for and am […]

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