pecan cheesecake sugar cookie squares

You guys! I have just been eating, eating, and eating! Of course we had turkey and all the trimmings, then Sir Dave made a great prime rib dinner, then we had a wonderful, rich French dinner out with the mother-in-law and today just for reference I had a bagel, a Reese’s peanut butter cup, nachos…

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southern pecan pie

I’m really not crazy into sweets, but if you put a pecan pie in my house I’ll eat the whole thing and growl protectively should anyone else attempt to have a piece. For some crazy reason I never tried to make one at home, so this weekend when Dave and I had a night off…

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red velvet cupcakes oh my!

These cupcakes were a special request from my co-worker on her birthday (oh, hey Angelica!) – and believe it or not I had never even tasted red velvet before (I also ate my first mussel last night, but that’s neither here nor there.) Anyhoo, whipped up this pretty quick and easy recipe and they ended…

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chocolate swirl cheesecake

My lovely Auntie Kris brings dessert every year for Christmas and she almost always brings my favorite – cheesecake. This year was no exception and since I’ve started dabbling in the confusing-to-me-measure-everything-precisely world of desserts thought I’d give the one she made this year a try for my buddies. Unfortunately this little experiment taught me…

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