Gingerbread

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Here’s a wonderfully moist gingerbread, from King Arthur Flour. Perfect to keep on hand over the holidays… and it’s ready within the hour.

The great food blogger cookie swap 2011

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My cookie swap entry – Gingerbread Biscotti. I kicked it up a notch by topping the cookies with lemon icing and a sprinkle of crystalized ginger.

Ginger Pumpkin Bread

ginger pumpkin bread

Here’s a twist on traditional pumpkin bread. It calls for ground ginger in the batter and crushed crystalized ginger on the glaze. I first made this this last year and my guinea pig friends declared it a keeper. The recipe makes two loaves, so you can enjoy one now and freeze the other to serve at Thanksgiving!

Peach and Blueberry Crisp

peach and blueberry crisp

Neccessity is the mother of invention.  And so it was, I had friends coming over and had no sugar in the house. This was a problem because I was planning to make a peach and blueberry crisp using the same recipe as my apple crisp, which , you guessed it , includes sugar.  So onto […]

Quick and Easy Appetizers

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Cream cheese is not just for bagels any more!
If you need a quick appetizer idea, your answer may be as close as your fridge. Cream cheese (or the lower fat Neufchatel cheese) is a great item to have on hand. I’ve found lots of easy, quick appetizer ideas with cream cheese as a base. Here are four of mine – maybe one of these will be the perfect thing to bring to your Super Bowl Party this weekend?

Last vestige of Summer.

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Even though it’s fall, it’s still 95 degrees here in Atlanta! There’s still lots of time to sip my favorite summer beverage – Green Ginger Iced Tea.

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