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Pull-Apart Cheesy Pesto Bread

This is bread – cheesy bread smothered in rich pesto. Nuff said. Open a bottle of wine. Enjoy. Seriously, only a few ingredients and quick to make and very good. Now….drink that wine with a cheesy pesto ball. …. .   Pull-Apart Cheesy Pesto Bread   Ingredients:   1 2/3 cups bread flour (plus a bit for dusting) 1/2 teaspoon
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Salted Caramel Brownies

So if you love chocolate, if you love caramel, if you love that whole sweet and salty thing well then, this recipe is probably for you. If you really really love caramel we suggest you 1 and 1/2 times the recipes so that you have tons to pour over your finished brownie. These are dense, decadent and totally delicious…..You will
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Apricot Breakfast Bars

Back to school time!! Need a in the car on the way to school quick get this into your body before school quick bar? This could work for you. These are delicious and the recipe can totally be tweaked to your taste. Add what you want, take away what you want, whatever. We happen to think dried cherries would be
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Ricotta and Plum Tartlets

This is the original tartlet recipe, this is the one you should make. If you don’t have individual tart molds you can use large muffin tins, they work just as well. Don’t do what we did, we (susie) got lazy and decided to make one big tart and …… well let’s just say that everything changes when you go big
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Molly Turns 5 Surprise Birthday Cake

Our Molly turned 5. I know, hard to believe. But….she did. So in order to celebrate this remarkable girl in the proper way we had to come up with something that would SURPRISE her!! And….we did This is a fun fun cake that is SO easy to make. Yeah, I know we say that a lot but trust us this
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Belgian Brownie Cakelets

I am not sure what we can say about these other than you will not be disappointed. These little gems are fudgy in a decadent, exquisite way. There are only a few ingredients so making them is a complete breeze. If you are longing for that chocolate fix well, then these are for you. Oh and they freeze great –
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Fougasse

This is a flat bread very popular all over France and is a cousin to focaccia. It is brushed with olive oil and sprinkled with sesame seeds and coarse sea salt before baking and is the perfect bread for dipping…. into anything. Period. ┬áIt’s easy too, no kneading involved so you should make it. You just should. Fougasse   Makes
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Bacon Pecan Meringues

One of us LOVES bacon because every thing is better with bacon, or so ONE of us thinks so anyway. So the idea of combining bacon in a meringue with a favorite nut of ours just seemed like a good idea. And maybe it still does to some of you. But here is what the one of us who loves
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Almond and Goat Cheese Candy Bars

Yes, goat cheese candy bars. That’s really what it says. OK in all fairness, you can’t even tell. The goat cheese adds the salt and the texture – this candy has a creamy, smooth texture – and then this nice crunch finish from the toasted almonds. These really are easy to make, and no baking involved!   Almond and Goat
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Lime Shortbread with Dried Cherries

So what’s the deal with these cookies? Well, we’ll tell you…..even though they might appear as your every day run of the mill shortbread recipe, and they kinda are, the fresh lime for tartness and dried cherries also for tartness and texture, really turn these into something a bit special. A nice summer cookie for sure. The other bonus in
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