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Meyer Lemon Hazelnut Tart

March 9, 2014
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  While shopping at my local Natural Grocers store the other day I stumbled over beautiful organic Meyer lemons in the produce section. I just couldn’t resist and bought a whole bunch. I had never ever tried Meyer lemons before and was very excited about my purchase. Meyer lemons are a cross between a regular […]

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French Yogurt Cake with Lemon and Poppy Seeds

March 5, 2014
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  Super easy to assemble, extremely tasty and in the oven in less than 10 minutes, do I need to say more?  French yogurt cake with lemon and poppy seeds was the treat I baked this Sunday. I didn’t have much time on hand and lots of lemons in my fridge. This moist French yogurt […]

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Honeyed Apple Cake

October 21, 2013
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  Last weekend we had some of our friends over for a little hike and some coffee and cake. The fall colors were still in full swing and as you can see in the picture below, we could also enjoy some of our beautiful Colorado blue sky. It was the perfect day for a Sunday […]

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Mango Breakfast Smoothie

September 9, 2013
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This morning after walking my dogs I felt like eating something fresh and a mango breakfast smoothie sounded just right. It is still summer weather here in Colorado and it warms up very quickly in the mornings. I try to leave  early with my two boys, but even by 8.00 am the heat has already […]

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Andrea’s “New” German Apple Cake with Rahm Filling and Streusel

August 31, 2013
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A few weeks ago I joined a new online community with many German ladies living in the US. It is a fun group with a friendly atmosphere in which mostly traditional German kitchen adventures are shared. This German apple cake recipe was contributed by Andrea, one of the group members. Andrea comes originally from Heidelberg, […]

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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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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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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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Spritzgebäck

December 16, 2012

  Today is already the 3rd Advent and I am finally starting my Christmas baking. First up, Spritzgebäck, a very traditional German Christmas cookie. The dough gets shaped by pushing it through a cookie press, creating a cookie that is very fragile and buttery, with a tasty hint of lemon and vanilla. Hope you are […]

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