Chocolate chip amaretto cake recipe

chocolate chip amaretto cake recipe

A delightfully decadent dessert, this chocolate chip amaretto cake is super soft and tender and is bursting with almond flavors from both the almond paste and amaretto creamer. I used to be terrified of bundt cakes. Yeast bread? Bring it on! 3 layer cake? Piece of cake! Bundt cake? How about cookies or cheesecake instead?… 

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Smore brownies recipe

smores brownies recipe

Outstanding taste with the perfect amount of gooey-ness, these rich s’more brownies put a fun spin on the classic smores. Ooey, gooy and oh-so-good. Today I’m saying goodbye to summer. I know there are a few more days left until the official season change but I’m ready for all things apples and pumpkin. The weather… 

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Homemade moon pie cookies

homemade moon pies cookies recipe

Melt in your mouth graham cookies filled with homemade marshmallow creme and dipped in chocolate ganache – these moon pie cookies are what dreams are made of. Moonpies or moon pie cookies I really don’t know exactly what’s the correct name (or maybe it’s both) but what I know is that these cookies stole my… 

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Potato crusted quiche

Potato-Crusted Quiche recipe

A nice change from the traditional crust of a quiche, this potato crusted quiche is very easy to make and so delicious will be a favorite in your family. Summer has come and gone. Before I knew it, I’m already buying school supplies for my baby girl, sorting though the closet to see what clothes still… 

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Blueberry pie cheesecake bars

blueberry pie cheesecake bars recipe

The ultimate blend of flavors and textures, these cheesecake bars combine smooth as silk cheesecake with blueberry pie filling. You won’t be able to stop at just 1 bite! If I had to choose just one dessert to enjoy for the rest of my life, without thinking twice it would be cheesecake. Until now I thought there’s nothing… 

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Cherry Tomato Quiche

tomato quiche recipe

Chock-full of tomatoes, creamy ricotta cheese, grated Parmesan and fresh basil this flagrant and flavorful tomato quiche is perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner. One of my absolute summer pairing fresh tomatoes, cheese and basil. May it be in a toss salad along with other garden vegetables or in an easy caprese salad (or even skewers)…. 

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Zucchini, bacon and rice casserole

zucchini bacon rice casserole recipe

One mixing bowl and one casserole are needed to make this cheesy zucchini, bacon and rice casserole. Make it ahead of time and bake it just before dinner. It happens every summer. Zucchini make their way in my farmer’s market basket saturday after saturday. Although I have a couple of favorite recipes, each week I’m looking… 

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Double lemon cheesecake bars

lemon cheesecake bars recipe

Smooth, creamy and full of citrus flavor, these lemon cheesecake bars are topped with a thin layer of lemon glaze and prepared on a simple graham cracker crust There’s no secret I love cheesecake, and have made and eaten it many times, but I had never tried a lemon cheesecake before. It hasn’t occurred to be that… 

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Make-ahead vegetable and bacon egg bake skillet

vegetable bacon egg bake recipe

Whether you’re serving 2 people or a crowd, it can’t get easier than this make-ahead vegetable and bacon egg bake skillet! 15 minutes of prep time tops! Monday to friday I’m an oatmeal, banana and peanut butter kind of breakfast girl. It fuels me enough to get through the morning craziness. Although, on rare occasions… 

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Crustless zucchini quiche

crustless zucchini quiche recipe

A simple quiche recipe made with only 4 ingredients, this wonderful crustless zucchini quiche makes a satisfying brunch meal all summer long. Zucchini and other summer squashes have been abundant in backyard gardens, farmers’ markets, and grocery stores for weeks now and they have been so cheap, every week I end up picking up a bunch of them…. 

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Three cheese caramelized onion and bacon frittata

Three cheese caramelized onion and bacon frittata recipe

An easy meal that goes from fridge to table in less than 30 minutes, this three cheese caramelized onion and bacon frittata is perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner! It may still be summer vacation but for me it’s one of the busiest time of the year. Between playdates at the park, enjoying some sun at… 

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Nutty chocolate chip brownies

nutty chocolate chip brownies recipe

If you are looking for a scrumptious easy dessert, these nutty chocolate chip brownies stuffed with chocolate chips and walnuts will make you weak at the knees. I have a confession to make. When it comes to brownies, I’ve been a slacker. Sure, I have made lots of other chocolate desserts, but brownies – not a… 

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No bake blackberry bars

no bake blackberry bars recipe

An elegant summer treat, these dreamy no bake blackberry bars are infused with fresh berry sweetness swirled with a velvety creamy filling. I love watching TV while folding clothes. Since our dryer broke and we had to wait for a new one to be delivered and installed, I had quite a few loads to go through…. 

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Mississippi mud pie

Mississippi mud pie recipe

Flaky pie crust, incredible rich chocolate layer and light whipped cream make this Mississippi mud pie quite impossible for anyone to resist it.  Mud pies always make me think of childhood. Layers upon layers of mud and dirt. Sometimes sand or mulch. Little sticks, flowers and leaves were part of the decorations. The more the prettier…. 

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Lemon bars

lemon bars recipe

So light and refreshing, these lemon bars make a great dessert all summer long or anytime you crave a buttery cookie crust topped with a luscious lemon cream filling  I’ve never been a lemon bars kind of girl. A look at my recipe index and you can easily guess I’m the girl who reaches for… 

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Chocolate caramel cake

chocolate caramel cake recipe

Light and airy, with a decadent crumb and a hint or caramel, this chocolate caramel cake makes a great accompaniment to a cup of coffee in the afternoon or after dinner.  I rely on a few cups of coffee most of the days. Although there are days I get so busy I simply don’t get… 

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