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Salted PB&J Ice Cream Pie

This one goes out to everyone who has a half-eaten jar of peanut butter hanging out (and going stale) in the pantry. Put it to good use in this perfect summer dessert: Salted PB&J Ice Cream Pie by Sohla El-Waylly. (more…)
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Easy Jammy Muffins To Kick Off Your Week

This is a quick post to share a recipe I tried and loved last week. I brought the extras to the flower shop, and they were a hit there, too! I found the recipe from one of my favorite Instagram food bloggers, @dianemorrisey. Diane shares lots of great ideas, from…
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The Lemony Turmeric Tea Cake I Can’t Stop Baking

I read last week that King Arthur Flour’s sales were up 2000% in March. We be bakin’ through this quarantine! You know I love a good #SundayBaking session, and during my time at home this month I’ve also gotten into Tuesday Baking, Thursday Baking… you get the idea. One of…
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The Easiest Chocolate Cake Recipe You Need To Try

We’re in the thick of the holiday hustle and bustle at the flower shop. That means long work days and short weekends. My favorite way to recharge my batteries is house-mousing at home on Sunday with Gilmore Girls on Netflix and a new recipe to try. (Usually of the dessert…
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Milk Bar’s Compost Cookies

My recent pastime of binge-watching crazy baking competitions on Netflix (Nailed It!, Zumbo’s Just Desserts, Sugar Rush, and my all-time favorite, The Great British Baking Competition) reignited my love of baking sweet treats on the weekend. I enjoy every part of the process: finding new recipes, shopping for ingredients, concentrating…
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Cooking the Book: The New Southern Table by Brys Stephens

When C and I moved in together, my cooking abilities were limited to scrambled eggs, grilled cheese sandwiches, frozen skillet meals, pasta with sauce from a jar, and Publix Rotisserie chickens. (Okay, that last one is cheating; but we survived on those buttered-up deli birds for our first several months…
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Multigrain Banana Nut Waffles

Waffles and pancakes are my weekend breakfast weakness, y’all. They aren’t exactly celebrated for their nutritional value; most are filled with sugar, fat, and empty calories. Delicious, but let’s be honest: not an ideal way to start the day. We recently bought a $30 belgian waffle iron so I could experiment with healthy — while still yummy —…