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citrus crisps

Citrus Crisps

Last month Susie came to visit for the Academy Awards. I think we’ve mentioned it before, but the Academy Awards are definitely Susie’s favorite holiday. We fill out brackets, eat an obscene amount of candy, and have a prize named Oscar. The point is, we love the Oscars. This year, it was also my cousin Shirel’s graduation from the Culinary
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Scottish Shortbread

Hello all! I’m back with another tea-inspired recipe! After a friend bought my husband Scottish Shortbread, and we were unable to find them around us, I decided to make my own. This shortbread is super simple, uses few ingredients, and comes together relatively quickly. Enjoy!   Scottish Shortbread Adapted from: Taste of Home     Ingredients: 2 cups (4 sticks)
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Flapjacks

  FLAPJACKS. When I say “flapjacks,” I’m guessing you’re thinking about pancakes. I certainly was until I learned of the British variety of flapjacks. These flapjacks¬†are much more like granola bars, except that one of their main features is golden syrup, another item I had never heard of. Golden syrup¬†is not as widely available in the U.S., and around me
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Chocolate Peppermint Marshmallows

It’s marshmallow season! I. LOVE. MARSHMALLOWS. Seriously, ask the average person on the street and they might enjoy a marshmallow with hot cocoa or something, but I would prefer them plain. Do you know how sad it is to have them all melt in hot cocoa? Sure the cocoa tastes good, but you’re out of marshmallows, then you have to
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Salted Vanilla Caramel Pretzels

  Here come the holidays!! Doesn’t it seem like we just did this, the holidays that is? How does time move SO fast some times….At any rate, here is a recipe that is easy and fun to make, can be personalized according to your own add-in preferences and also happens to make the perfect little give away treat. Watch out
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Pumpkin Chili Crackers

  The texture of these crackers reminds us of Ritz crackers with a subtle pumpkin flavor with an added bite! Delicious and SO easy and fast to make! And you know what would be delicious with these? Remember that Halloween cocktail we made? The Blood Orange Pop Rock Cocktail? Well here is what you do: you eliminate the Pop rocks
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Easy No Bake Back To School Granola Bars

    Yep, it’s almost that time of year when kids are heading back to school – intense schedules begin, lunches need to be packed, after school snacks need to be available…Yikes!!! Here is a very yummy, easy no bake granola bar. This is a fun one to add whatever meets your fancy, whatever it is it will be great
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Homemade Mozzarella Cheese

  Homemade mozzarella cheese is super easy. No, we’re not kidding. It’s amazingly easy and really delicious. Does it take awhile? Yes. Would it be easier to buy some at the store? Probably. But, this is better. We promise. This was our second time making the mozzarella, so it went smoother than last time. If it doesn’t go smoothly your
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Bread!!

Gluten Free Banana Bread

  I know what you’re thinking. Gluten free bread is risky. It just is. I’m skeptical of gluten free baked goods too. The problem with most gluten free breads is that they’re too dry or have a weird after taste or, if you’re trying to make them, they use 12 million different types of flour. I can help with two
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Healthy Granola

Hello all! Do you know who we love? GIADA. I met her and it was amazing. Well, it was me turning bright red and her being super awesome. Anyways, I also think she makes some pretty awesome recipes. I recently found one for granola that didn’t use any oil, which makes it much healthier than a lot of other granola.
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