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Orange, Sesame, and Honey Cookies

These are some of our favorite cookies. Crunchy and soft (is that combination even possible?) and subtlety sweet with a really cool orange honey scent. If you love toasted sesame seeds then you are going to love these. And in case you’re wondering….yes, they are even good frozen   Orange, Sesame, and Honey Cookies   Ingredients:   1 1/4 cups
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Molly’s Blueberry Polenta Upside-Down Cake

Yep, Molly is at it again! She’s in the kitchen making a great fresh blueberry cake with her baby brother Pete trying to help out. This cake is easy to make – it’s fresh, light, and wonderful with a dab of fresh whipped cream. Another nice twist to this cake is the use of polenta, which gives it a really
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Earl Grey Tea Cookies (with fresh orange glaze)

    Earl Grey Tea Cookies Ingredients: 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons fine Earl Grey tea leaves 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste (vanilla extract can be used) 1 large egg 2 tablespoons grated orange zest (divided) 1
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honey orange biscotti

Honey Orange Biscotti

I’ve recently started loving tea. I always liked tea before, but for some reason it was always second-best to coffee. No more! When Susie and I were in London last month, I picked up some tea from Fortnum & Mason (visit their website – their store is fantastic!). Anyways, this tea is amazing, so I decided to make something that could be
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Daring Bakers’ Challenge – Hidden Veggies

Hello all! It’s another Daring Bakers’ Challenge!   Ruth from Makey-Cakey was our March 2013 Daring Bakers’ challenge host. She encouraged us all to get experimental in the kitchen and sneak some hidden veggies into our baking, with surprising and delicious results!   For this challenge, I decided to use carrots, but to not go the traditional carrot cake route.
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