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Top Posts of 2010

by Sara on December 31, 2010

key lime cupcake

Happy New Year! I thought it would be fun to say goodbye to 2010 by taking a look at the most popular posts of the year. Some of you have been readers longer than others, so for those of you who are newer, I hope you enjoy some of the older posts you may not [...]

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Sticky Buns

by Sara on September 8, 2010

sticky bun close-up

For a reason I’ve yet to understand, cinnamon rolls recently became my nemesis*. How is it that I could make perfect croissants from scratch on my first attempt, chocolate and raspberry macarons, brioche, a boule…yet cinnamon rolls and sticky buns eluded me? In two of three attempts, I ended up with little hockey pucks, and [...]

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Millionaire’s Shortbread

by Sara on March 13, 2010

Millionaire

I knew when I first spied this recipe I would someday make it. That someday happened to be a year later, but when you think back to all of the desserts I’ve made over the past year . . . well, there was quite a waiting list. Was this recipe worth the wait? Well, yes [...]

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Pear Tatin

by Sara on November 12, 2009

pear tatin

Does dessert get any better than caramel and puff pastry? I made this dessert almost a year ago after watching an episode of The F Word (Gordon Ramsay’s show). This was pre-DSLR and natural lighting (there’s not a whole lot of natural light to be had around here in the middle of winter), so the [...]

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