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Chocolate Maraschino Cherry Cupcakes with White Chocolate Roses

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I love the things that can be done with fondant, but although nobody seems to acknowledge it, the stuff doesn’t really taste very good.  Years ago I saw the recipe for white chocolate (which I adore) plastic but had forgotten about it until I saw it again recently and thought I’d give it a try.
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The Daring Bakers' Challenge: Povitica (really great nut swirl sweet bread)

The Daring Bakers' Challenge:  Povitica (really great nut swirl sweet bread)
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This was another challenge I could totally appreciate – a great sweet bread with nuts, cinnamon and sugar swirled throughout!  As a special bonus, this one is pretty good for a workout – lots of kneading and rolling but totally worth it.    Thanks so much to Jenni of The Gingered Whisk where you can find her beautifully photographed
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The Daring Cook Challenge: Moo Shu Pork

The Daring Cook Challenge:  Moo Shu Pork
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  The October Daring Cooks’ Challenge was hosted by Shelley of C Mom Cook and her sister Ruth of The Crafts of Mommyhood. They challenged us to bring a taste of the East into our home kitchens by making our own Moo Shu, including thin pancakes, stir fry and sauce.  Once again this was a new one for
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Best Thin Pizza/Flatbread Dough

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No news here, I still love pizza and having recently spent some time with my brother and sister-in-law who have a real outside wood fired pizza oven I just had to do one more pizza post (not the last I’m sure).  Getting the oven ready is quite a process involving several hours of loving attention,
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