Chocolate and orange ricotta cookies

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Light and flavorful soft cookies with a cake-like texture, these chocolate and orange ricotta cookies are a crowd pleaser. One of my favorite Food Network chef’s to watch is Giada de Laurentis. If you have ever watched one of her shows, may it be “Giada at home” or “Everyday Italian” then you probably know she always… 

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Nutella cupcakes with Nutella frosting

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Nutella cupcakes – moist, tender, sweet cupcakes with lots of Nutella flavor topped with a smooth, creamy Nutella frosting Today is National Nutella Day and there was no way I could have missed this opportunity of sharing another Nutella treat with you. Nutella infused cupcakes with Nutella frosting! Prepare yourself for a truly irresistible Nutella deliciousness. Who am I… 

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Nutella Truffles

Nutella Truffles from Roxanashomebaking.com A rich, smooth, creamy mixture of chocolate, cream, butter, chopped hazelnuts and heavenly Nutella. Easy and totally foolproof

Nutella Truffles – a rich, smooth, creamy mixture of chocolate, cream, butter, chopped hazelnuts and heavenly Nutella. Easy and totally foolproof February is the chocolate month. Everywhere you turn you see boxes of chocolate candy, chocolate bars, chocolate this, chocolate that so it should come to no surprise this month secret ingredient to our chocolate… 

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Triple chocolate tart

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Triple chocolate tart – chocolate crust filled with smooth, shiny, rich chocolate ganache and topped with Belgian chocolate seashells Boy, do I have a treat for your today! Triple chocolate tart! Yes, triple! Not that chocolate tart or double chocolate tart wasn’t enough, but I wanted something over the top delicious. Oh, and this tart… 

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Bread Baking 101 – Baking with Yeast (types of yeast, proofing and a few tips)

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How to bake with yeast is probably the most asked question I get.  Well, today I’m going to share a couple of tips that will make baking with yeast a child-play. In case you missed the previous posts of my Bread Baking Series, here are the links Bread Baking 101 - Equipment Bread Baking 101 –… 

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Flatbread with roasted tomatoes

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Flatbread with roasted tomatoes – easy to make and full of flavor from the tomatoes which are roasting while the bread bakes.  I have lots of memories about my Grandma, but most of them involve bread baking. She loved baking bread for our big family. She’d start by sifting the flour in the big oval… 

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Bread Baking 101 – Types of flour and how to accurately measure flour

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  *Note to myself, never promise something unless I’m really good at predicting the future. So today, I’m running a little late, because Comcast thought would be a good idea to leave us in the dark for a couple of hours, you know, who actually needs internet at 6 am? So here I’m, after one… 

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Bread Baking 101 – Ingredients

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As promised, I’m back with another post, part 2 of my Bread Baking 101 series. Today I’m going to talk about the commonly used ingredients. Since I don’t want to turn this into a mile long post I’m going to divide it in three parts : liquid, salt, sugar and fat today, all about flour… 

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Cheese pizza with homemade pizza dough

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Made-from-scratch flavorful cheese pizza dough topped with more cheese and grape tomatoes. Friday night pizza just got a whole lot better!  We are your typical American family. Friday night it’s pizza night. More than I should admit we order from a local Italian restaurant but most of the time I make my own. I don’t eat… 

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Baking Bread 101 – Equipment

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Before I begin this 4 posts series I want to say I’m not compensated by any of the companies I’m going to refer to, not was I given free products. I’ve never taken bread baking classes or any baking classes. Everything it’s from my own experience. p.s. If you live in Florida, Texas, Tennessee, Georgia and Illinois you may wanna check these… 

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Chocolate coconut cookies

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These chocolate coconut cookies have a cake-like texture with a perfect balance between the nutty flavor and the shredded dark chocolate It’s that time of the month, time for another chocolate party. After baking with apples, pumpkin, cranberries and peppermint this month we picked coconut. I’m nuts for coconut and I was so happy when my friend… 

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Bake your own bread

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Bake your own bread is a monthly event started in 2009 by Sandy of At the Baker’s Bench. The bread basket has passed from Sandy to Cathy of Bread Experience and to Heather of Girlichef . I’m happy, this year, the bread basket was passed to me. The idea behind Bake your own bread is… 

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