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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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Easy French Dessert – Gâteau Fondant Aux Poires – French Pear Tart

September 12, 2012
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No way, not this early, I am thinking, while still all bundled up in my cozy blankets, but I know time is ticking and I can hear noises; footsteps, running water, and draws being opened and closed.  I jump out of bed and hurry into the kitchen. Luckily it is Mr. Rockies I find and […]

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Grilled Tandoori Chicken Skewers

June 9, 2012
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Time is flying these days and the weather is demanding  summer grilling. Indian style chicken skewers are perfect for the task. They are easy to prepare ahead and grilled in just a few minutes. No need for a tandoori oven, your barbeque is just fine. Marinate the chicken in yogurt that is flavored with ginger, […]

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Limoncello Cake (gluten-free)

January 22, 2012
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Limoncello, an Italian lemon liqueur, can not only be served as a digestivo. It can also enhance the flavor of desserts. This is very well proven in this flour-less Limoncello cake I baked for my family last weekend. Almonds and Limoncello keep it moist and the addition of the Polenta (corn grits) gives the cake […]

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Lemony Snickerdoodles and two more

September 13, 2011
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I am a very lucky mom. My children get along very well. They are just one year apart in age and never knew the world without one another. They give each other the funniest nick names. They play tag in the house. One is lonely when the other one is gone. They talk to each […]

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Gâteau Fondant Aux Nectarines – Moist Nectarine Cake

September 7, 2011
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Here we go. One last nectarine cake before the summer ends. Light, moist and fresh, perfect to enjoy with a cup of coffee while sitting on your deck with the last warm days of the season. This French fruit cake has become a kitchen staple in our house. I have baked it many times before […]

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Celebrating My Blog’s 1st Anniversary with a German Marzipan Apple Cake

February 27, 2011
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The end of  February marks my Blog’s first Birthday and I would like to invite all of you to stop by and take a piece of fresh-baked German Marzipan Apple Cake. Thanks to my family, friends and all of you wonderful followers from the bottom of my heart. I could not have done it without […]

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