German Peach Streusel Cake (glutenfree)

August 11, 2013
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With lots of fresh peaches sitting on my counter-top, a peach cake wanted to be baked last weekend. Originally I had planned on using the recipe for my German almond peach cake, but decided that I really felt more like eating a traditional German style streusel cake. Well, an original German streusel cake calls for […]

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Lemon Bars with Shortbread Crust

July 29, 2013
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Last week I spend a few days at my friend’s house in Point Loma, San Diego. What a beautiful place to live at. We did some sailing and sightseeing, visited friends at their beach house in Del Mar and went out to eat at the fish market twice (LOVED IT!!). I also made some new […]

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David Lebovitz’s Green Tea Ice Cream

July 20, 2013
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We are having a wedding in the family this weekend. My husband’s niece Sarah is getting married and we are all very excited. My husband’s family flew in from all over the country. It is great to have everybody gathered in one place here in Colorado. I find it especially nice seeing my kids with […]

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Butterscotch Blondies

June 24, 2013
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Are you still looking for a tasty treat to serve to your guests on the 4th of July?  No need to search any further. These Butterscotch Blondies will be the perfect dessert. They are super easy to prepare, keep, and even travel well and are sure to be a huge hit! My family gave them […]

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Strawberry Sponge Cake Roll

June 16, 2013
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Sponge Cake Roll is one of the recipes that got lost during my blog move. An old picture, but still a wonderful treat that I would like to share with you. To me a sponge cake roll tastes best with fresh fruits, especially strawberries. I know that the roll in the picture won’t win a […]

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Lemon-Cornmeal Pound Cake

May 27, 2013
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It’s official, one of my favorite food magazines, Cooking Light, invited me to become a member of their blogger community. I am very honored. Cooking Light was the first magazine subscription I received when I first moved to the US almost 15 years ago and I always found their recipes very inspiring and great support […]

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Brown Butter Raspberry Tart

May 19, 2013
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Last Tuesday I was cooking with my friend Lesley for her book club dinner. She decided to serve roasted veggie rice bake for the main dish and I suggested brown butter raspberry tart for dessert. This tart was one of the first recipes I ever blogged about almost three years ago. It is one of […]

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April 21, 2013
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Kaiserschmarrn is a true staple in the Viennese cuisine. Literally translated it means emperor’s nonsense, but looking at the dish you can probably easily see that we are talking about shredded pancakes. Kaiserschmarrn originated in the kitchens of the poor and is a dish that often uses up left overs pancakes. It contains rum soaked raisins […]

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Happy Easter & A Lemon Cornmeal Olive Oil Cake

March 31, 2013
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Happy Easter from my house to yours with this delectable lemon cornmeal olive oil cake. This cake is the perfect addition to any Easter meal; lemony and moist, it is quick to prepare and in the oven in no time. If you are in need of a great dessert, no need to look any further, […]

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Nutella Swirl Bundt Cake

March 24, 2013
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If you have been following my blog for a while you are probably familiar with my weakness for Nutella. I wish I could eat it any time of the day right out of the jar, in cookies or cup cakes, it wouldn’t really matter. I found the recipe for this absolutely stunning Nutella swirl bundt […]

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