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Double Chocolate Crunch Bars

Double Chocolate Crunch Bars

Here’s the first baking attempt of the season and it’s obvious we’re a little out of practice. lol! No worries though. While my plan was to make this Cranberry Layer Bars from the Pillsbury website, I couldn’t leave well enough alone as usual. First, the recipe called for a whole can of sweetened condensed milk….

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HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Are you making any treats today or are you just up to tricks? Here’s a couple of treats that you and your kids will definitely have some fun making. The one above, the ghosts meringues is made with the Donna Hay Meringue recipe that is so easy, your kids can make it themselves….

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Cassava Rice Cake (Bibingkang Kamoteng Kahoy)

Cassava Rice Cake (Bibingkang Kamoteng Kahoy)

Have you ever found yourself wanting two things at the same time and wish that you could have them both? Well, in cooking you can do that! 😉 That’s what happened a couple of weeks or so ago when, while perusing my friend’s updates on facebook, I saw that she had made this yummy looking…

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My Best Apple Pie Yet!

My Best Apple Pie Yet!

I love apple pie! My favorite one is either Mrs. Smith’s dutch topped or Marie Calender’s deep dish 🙂 Yeah, I’m not ashamed to admit it. I liked the frozen kind that you just pop in the oven. My previous attempts at making apple pie always ended up with filling that was too runny, undercooked,…

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Halo-Halo Dreaming

Halo-Halo Dreaming

The food that you grow up with follows you the rest of your life. No matter where you go, now matter how your circumstances change, the food that grew you will follow. That’s how it is with us Filipinos and our favorite summertime treat, halo-halo. Halo-halo literally means mix-mix. It’s a mixture of everything good,…

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Dared to Bake: Cafe au Lait Cheesecake with Caramel

Dared to Bake: Cafe au Lait Cheesecake with Caramel

The April 2009 challenge is hosted by Jenny from Jenny Bakes. She has chosen Abbey’s Infamous Cheesecake as the challenge. According to Jenny, her friend Abbey T. has tweaked this recipe to it’s now almost perfect state. The basic cheesecake recipe is adaptable to various flavors so you could be making this cheesecake for a…

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Black Bottom Pie

Black Bottom Pie

I ran across this recipe for Louisiana Hotel Black Bottom Pie while surfing the web one night. Wouldn’t you know it, I would stumble across a luscious recipe like this in the middle of the night. I almost couldn’t sleep thinking about it! The very next day, I made sure I got all the necessary…

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French Yule Log

French Yule Log

This is the Daring Bakers‘ December challenge, the French Yule Log! This month’s challenge is brought to us by the adventurous Hilda of Saffron and Blueberry and Marion of Il en Faut Peu Pour Etre Heureux. They have chosen a French Yule Log by Flore from Florilege Gourmand. According to the introduction to this challenge…

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