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Hummingbird Cupcakes with Pineapple Flowers

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The very first time I ever sank my teeth into a hummingbird cake, I recall gleefully devouring what I figured to be a fancy banana cake.  Though not entirely false, it’s a quintessentially southern confection studded with banana, pineapple and toasted pecans.  The crowning of fluffy cream cheese frosting sets it off and nestled on [...]

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Coconut Macaroons

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There are several reasons I enjoy these cookies.  First, I’m a fan of all coconut products. Then, there’s the fact that they’re slightly crisp on the edges yet soft and chewy in the center. Plus, they’re easy peasy, just using one bowl and come together in no time at all. Try these today because you’re [...]

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Salted Caramel Pretzel Brownies

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J will be the first to tell you that I’m incapable of exercising moderation, particularly when it comes to good eats.  I’m an all or nothing kind of gal.  Case in point?  These 3 layer brownies.  Homemade salted caramel sauce {a recipe that only takes 3 minutes, by the way} gets generously oozed over the salty [...]

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Hokey Pokey or Honeycomb Toffee Candy {Easy 5 Minute Recipe}

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Oddly enough, one of my highest rated videos is about a 5 minute glass candy recipe.  I’ve since gotten so many requests to do more easy candy videos and it occurred to me that this puffy, spongy candy that I’ve been eating since I was a kid would be a perfect one to do next. [...]

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Key Lime Bars

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There’s something about living on this island that makes me crave a number of things everyday.  Ice cream or shaved ice, piña coladas, and lots of fresh citrus.  I can’t deny that I’ve had one or more everyday but rationalize that all the swimming makes it a reasonable choice.  Seems like sound logic to me. When [...]

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Mini Chocolate Donuts {Baked}

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My only regret in life?  Not ever owning an easy bake oven.  {Kidding…kind of}  Boy was I envious of all my friends that would have me over to watch as miniature treats would magically emerge from that iconic pink oven. Ah, sweet nostalgia. So when I saw this miniature donut pan at the shop, the [...]

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Peach Ice Cream with 3 Ingredients

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We’re finally starting to get more sun here which makes me incredibly happy.  However, with warmer weather comes the need to cool down and what sweeter way than with homemade ice cream?  This ice cream is made even sweeter with the fact that it only requires 3 ingredients and is a cinch to make.  It [...]

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Strawberry Lemonade Cookies

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It’s definitely strawberry pickin’ season around here and after making my jam, strawberry cake, and strawberry ice cream, I found myself still greedily returning back to our local strawberry farm, clutching a basket to stuff it with more.  Needless to say, it’s been a strawberry party everyday.  Another one of my favorite ways to enjoy [...]

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Fruit Bouquet

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Happy mother’s day to all you gorgeous mama’s out there…{cheers to you Mama Squishy}!!! This year, we’re hosting a bbq with grilled surf and turf with all the fixin’s, a blushing sangria, and this edible fruit bouquet as our centerpiece.  A quick scan online shows that they cost a pretty penny when you have a [...]

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Cheesecake Cookies

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I love cheesecake and I don’t discriminate. Red velvet cheesecake, Japanese cotton cheesecake, cheesecake truffles, pumpkin pie cheesecake, mango cheesecake…I love it all. Today, I’m bringing you all the flavor of cheesecake without all the muss and fuss.  I introduce the cheesecake cookie. 5.0 from 2 reviews Cheesecake Cookies   Save Print Cook time 10 [...]

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