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Pretzel Hand Pies

Pretzel Hand Pies

You guys…  I found this pretzel recipe a while back and never made it…  UNTIL NOW!!  When I held my “Ingredient of the Week” contest on my Facebook page last Monday, my little one picked Dark Chocolate from the cup.  As soon as she pulled this ingredient out, I knew I had to make a salty and sweet treat!!! So….  pretzel hand pies it is! Thank you to my wonderful mother-in-law, Lisa, for this great ingredient suggestion.  I am so…

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A Pumpkin Pie Must!

A Pumpkin Pie Must!

Yes, its that time of year my friends..  FOR PUMPKIN PIE!!!!!!  Pumpkin pie is my all-time favorite dessert.  In fact, every year, since I can remember, I have asked for pumpkin pie for my birthday instead of cake…  says the cake decorator.  I know, I know.. cake is amazing, but there is just something delightfully savory and sweet about pumpkin pie that I just drool over. The spices are amazing and they remind me of my favorite time of year,…

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Chocolate Cake Perfection

Chocolate Cake Perfection

  Let’s just jump right in to this delightful chocolate cake recipe.  It has such an amazing aroma and a beautiful texture!  This chocolate cake pairs wonderfully with all flavors of buttercreams and even different custard flavors.  I do add a little secret ingredient called espresso powder.  So this powder does not add a strong coffee flavor, it just really enhances the rich chocolate flavor. I promise!!  Just give it a try, you won’t be disappointed.     Of course I…

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The Perfect Pecan Pie

The Perfect Pecan Pie

Today I want to honor my Grandma. First things first is that my grandmother LOVED Pecan Pie! Grandma Bonita was a spunky, caring, outspoken, comical, life of the party kinda gal.  She had absolutely no problem telling you what was on her mind…  and 9 out of 10 times it’s what everyone else is thinking, but is too chicken shit to actually say.  You know… she said those kind of comments that only the alpha female can say!  AND IT…

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