Pioneer Woman’s potatoes au gratin

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Potatoes au gratin loaded with cheese, cream and garlic. An easy no fuss no mess delicious weeknight meal. Today we’re talking dinner. Savory. Creamy cheesy garlicy potatoes. Pioneer Woman’s potatoes au gratin. My friend Kita organized Pass the Cook Book Club. The idea behind the club is to dust off the cookbooks and actually test… 

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Chewy chocolate caramel bars

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Chewy chocolate caramel bars – Warm out of the oven, soft cookie streusel topping, rich melting chocolate, ooey gooey caramel and fudgy brownie cookie - 4 layers in one bite I love going shopping but I have staying in line waiting for my turn to pay. It’s not the wait that I hate, so to speak,… 

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Eggless ricotta carrot cake

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An easy recipe from eggless ricotta carrot cake.  The ricotta cheese and shredded carrot make this cake soft and tender with a spicy kick from the cinnamon, nutmeg and ground ginger Carrot cake is one of those cakes I rarely make, for obvious reasons : there’s no chocolate involved. With chocolate bags and bars overflowing my pantry it’s always easier to whip… 

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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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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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Chocolate Rum Snowballs #25recipestoXmas

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Today’s cookies are brought by Valerie of  Une gamine dans la cuisine. I’ve known Valerie’s blog just for a little while but it was love at first sight. I adore her photography style, the mood she sets in her photos. Plus she loves chocolate and baking (and she’s a Virgo just like me), so we instantly became friends…. 

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Butterscotch + Brown Butter Shortbread #25recipestoXmas

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Today’s cookies are brought by Faith of An edible mosaic. Faith a good friend of mine and not only does she have a gorgeous blog but she just published her first cookbook : An Edible Mosaic - Middle Eastern Fare with Extraordinary Flair. Her blog is filled with beautiful photos and tempting recipes. Both sweets and savory, she… 

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Chocolate candy cane cookies #25recipestoXmas

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I’m often asked how all of my baked goodies turn so pretty and delicious and I don’t know what to answer. Truth be told, it doesn’t always happen. There are lots of recipes I had to taste-test multiple times, some didn’t even make their appearance on the blog because I wasn’t satisfied with the result…. 

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Mexican wedding cookies #25recipestoXmas

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Today’s cookies are brought by Joan of Chocolate, Chocolate and more. I’m pretty sure I’m not the only one that feels that way,  but you have to love a blog with that name. We’re talking double chocolate here. And Joan is one of the sweetest and most supportive bloggers I know. You may remember her from a couple of weeks ago when I… 

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Orange creamsicle shortbread cookies #25recipestoXmas

orange creamsicle shortbread cookies #25recipestoXmas

Today cookies are brought to you by Kristina of Spabettie. Kristina is one of those person you envy right from the start. You’re wondering why? Because she has a SPA at her fingertips. Isn’t that a dream-job? Except my spa envy I love her and her blog. She’s funny, talented and so sweet. Check out this amazing salted… 

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