Lemon Vanilla Sprinkle Cookies

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How is everyone doing this fabulous Monday afternoon? Is it raining? Snowing? Otherwise miserable outside? Hopefully I will make your day a little better with these lemon vanilla cookies! Winter makes me gloomy, so naturally I wanted something bright, summery, and fresh to elevate my mood. These really did the trick. It’s funny because I got the idea from a vegan vlog. They took the animal products out and I threw them back in. How often does that happen? lol. I[Read more]

How to Make Crepes

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I was craving crepes this week. I had a really amazing one last weekend at a little place in Austin called Crepe Crazy. The owners and staff are all deaf, which is pretty cool. You can read more about them here. The crepe I got was tiramisu flavored. It was amazing. It even had espresso-soaked ladyfingers in it.  Crepes are so in right now. I swear to you, they are everywhere. There is a little place by my house that[Read more]

How to Make Kolaches: Texas Style

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When I first moved to Texas I remember being very perplexed by the cuisine. Specifically breakfast foods. For example, “steak and eggs” made no sense to me since steak was clearly a dinner food. And if we’re all just supposed to accept that it’s proper to eat steak for breakfast, then why is “chicken and waffles” served for dinner? So confusing. 😛 Don’t even get me started on “chicken fried steak” and the uber-redundant “chicken fried chicken.” But today’s post is[Read more]

Valentine’s Day Toffee

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Good afternoon, friends! Today I have for you a quick and easy treat that is sure to make your significant other randy, if you know what I mean. 😉 If you’re a Pinterest addict like me then you may already be familiar with what is affectionately known as “Christmas Crack.” This version is just as addicting, but it’s been given a makeover specifically for Valentine’s Day. 🙂 Just imagine it, if you will: A saltine cracker base, topped with warm homemade toffee,[Read more]

New Baker Hack: Sheet Cake for Mini Cakes! (Recipe)

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If you know me at all, then you know that I am the most frugal mofo in the world—especially when it comes to baking tools. I’ve been known to use thick paper plates as cake boards when in a rut, and I hold on to every tuna can that comes through this house so that I can repurpose it as a small cake tin if necessary. But, when I know that I will be making lots of mini cakes at[Read more]

One Bowl Chocolate Cake!

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Hello, friends! I thought it was about time that I post my go-to chocolate cake recipe. In all honesty, you can find this recipe all over the internet in one form or another. I’ve seen it on the Hershey’s website, on allrecipes.com, and a couple of other places with slight variations. As a matter of fact, one of my first blog posts was a review of Add a Pinch’s chocolate “Best Chocolate Cake Ever”, which as it turns out is also this recipe.[Read more]