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Amazing Sugar Cookies

by Shoshana on January 28, 2012 · 9 comments

Sugar cookies are the little black dress of baking. They can be dressed up with fancy frosting or left plain to fit any occasion. Just like the little black dress it is the accessorizing that really makes them shine. That is why it is always important to have a great sugar cookie recipe in your […]

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Chocolate Almond Toffee Cookies

by Shoshana on April 5, 2011 · 10 comments

It seems like these days it is hard for me to find the time (or motivation) to make big elaborate desserts. Some days I get as far as standing at the kitchen counter looking at the ingredient list when the sheer number of steps needed to go from a pantry full of ingredients to a […]

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Easy Pumpkin Ice Cream

by Shoshana on November 2, 2010 · 3 comments

A couple of weeks ago, late in the afternoon on a Friday, I asked my son what he thought we should make for dessert for shabbat. Without even pausing for a second he enthusiastically responded “ice cream.” Clearly he is my son, since ice cream is one of my favorite things to make and eat […]

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Growing up we had a large pippen apple tree right outside the kitchen window. It was prolific, to say the least, and the apples were often on the tart side for eating which made them perfect for baking. Except for the years when my dad was trying to perfect his apple tarte tatin recipe the […]

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Easy Apple Tarts

by Shoshana on September 21, 2009 · 3 comments

Sometimes it is nice to make a tasty dessert worthy of company with very little effort. I always think that the dessert is as important as the meal, but when there is lots of cooking to be done there simply aren’t endless hours to spend on the dessert. These simple apple tarts are perfect for […]

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Streusel-Topped Chocolate Chunk Banana Cake

by Shoshana on February 15, 2009 · 3 comments

The fact that I love to bake is probably obvious, given that I have a blog dedicated to just that. I love making desserts that are both delicious and beautiful, and I am not afraid to buy a new pan to get a dessert just right. This is probably why I had to install 4 […]

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