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26 February, 2012

Easter Egg Cake Balls

Easter Egg Cake Balls
Comments : 4 Posted in : candy, Dessert, gifts, Recipes on by : salernos
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Easter Egg Cake Balls Since I’ve been quite busy lately, I’m taking advantage of timing and reposting one of my favorites for Easter.  These were a big hit and I’m sure I’ll be making them again this year! Although I don’t quite get it as I guess I’m just not that much of a cake
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12 December, 2011

The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap: Filled Sugar Cookies with Nutella, Maraschino Cherries and Honey Caramel

The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap:  Filled Sugar Cookies with Nutella, Maraschino Cherries and Honey Caramel
Comments : 7 Posted in : Dessert, Recipes on by : salernos
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I have done lots of cookie swaps, but this was my first cyber exchange and it was great fun!  Each participant made 3 dozen cookies and sent 1 dozen each to 3 other participants.  Sponsored by Julie and Lindsay of thelittlekitchen.net and loveandoliveoil.com. In case you missed out or want more information, you can sign up to
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7 December, 2011

Chocolate Dipped Pecan and Cherry Cookies

Chocolate Dipped Pecan and Cherry Cookies
Comments : 5 Posted in : Dessert, gifts, Recipes on by : salernos
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These are wonderful holiday cookies and is one of five recipes chosen to be published in the Las Vegas Review Journal .  Starting with a basic sugar cookie dough I added two of my favorites, pecans and cherries and of course for the rest of the family they had to have chocolate.  I’ll be posting
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27 September, 2011

Daring Bakers' Challenge: Nutella, chocolate, honey caramel, almond and blueberry croissant

Daring Bakers' Challenge: Nutella, chocolate, honey caramel, almond and blueberry croissant
Comments : 6 Posted in : Breads and muffins, Breakfast/Brunch, Dessert, Recipes on by : salernos
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This is a challenge I could really appreciate!  Freshly baked croissants, using Julia Child’s recipe.  What could be better?  Although I love them I’ve never attempted these before and I have to admit it takes a while, mostly just waiting for them to rise though so the actual work wasn’t bad.  Of course, I had
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6 September, 2011

Birthday Brownie Cake Pops on Glo Sticks

Birthday Brownie Cake Pops on Glo Sticks
Comments : 14 Posted in : Dessert, Food TV Recipe Tests, Recipes on by : salernos
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The birthdays just keep coming.  This time my friend’s son who is fond of chocolate cake pops.  I tried sending over white chocolate/strawberry cake ones once and they just didn’t make the grade (a polite thanks but next time could you make all chocolate) so we’re back to chocolate.  I did give a little twist
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31 July, 2011

Fresh Dark Cherry Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

Fresh Dark Cherry Chocolate Chip Cheesecake
Comments : 10 Posted in : Dessert, Food photography, Recipes on by : salernos
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Since yesterday was National Cheesecake Day, and cheesecake is a big family favorite around here, another cheesecake it was.  I had a big container of really nice dark cherries and of course, chocolate goes with anything so I had to throw some of that in.  I used my favorite cheesecake recipe modified a little and
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