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5 May, 2021

Flavored Sugars

Flavored Sugars
Posted in : dessert, easy, family, food, fresh, fun, natural, recipe, snack, sweets on by : Jeanette Rueb
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There’s a crazy Instagrammer I’ve been following lately called Black Forager (seriously, check her out), and her thing is foraging goods in a largely suburban environment. I’ve always had a love for foraged snacks, but a couple of her posts really intrigued me, so I thought I’d test them out. I’m making this a general
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28 April, 2021

Butterscotch Banana Bread

Butterscotch Banana Bread
Posted in : banana, bread, breakfast, dessert, food, intermediate, recipe, snack, sweets on by : Jeanette Rueb
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As anyone who regularly follows this blog will likely already be lamenting, I have a lot of banana bread recipes. I like bananas, I like bread, and I like being able to throw things in a batter and feel like I’m some kind of flavor whiz. This time, though, this time, I think I’ve found
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14 April, 2021

Seven Layer Bars

Seven Layer Bars
Posted in : bake, baking, birthday, butter, casserole, cheap, chocolate, dessert, dish to pass, easy, food, snack, sweets on by : Jeanette Rueb
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Quarantine Birthday Two: Electric Boogaloo demanded a birthday snack that could be transported and shared with relative ease, and as someone who struggles with depression in isolation, I needed something easy to make in the event I wasn’t feeling so hot on the day-of (spoiler: I was well enough to bake!). My solution, as recommended
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7 April, 2021

Jumbo White Chocolate Raspberry Cookies

Jumbo White Chocolate Raspberry Cookies
Posted in : bake, baking, birthday, cheap, chocolate, cookies, dessert, easy, food, fresh, fruit, fun, raspberry, recipe, snack, sweets on by : Jeanette Rueb
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First and foremost: Sorry about the hiatus. I’ve been battling some mental health struggles and working myself to the bone trying to finish my backyard landscaping in time to get my onions, beans, peas, etc. in the ground in time. I’m still here! I just miscalculated how much of a backlog of posts I had
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17 March, 2021

Ricotta Rice Pudding

Ricotta Rice Pudding
Posted in : classic, dessert, easy, recipe, rice, snack, Spice, sweets, vegetarian on by : Jeanette Rueb
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I had ricotta leftover from another recipe I made recently, and I had a craving for rice pudding. The result: This recipe. Rice pudding is great because it’s one of those desserts that you can convince yourself is healthy when really, it’s not. It sits in a limbo somewhere between sweet oatmeal and Frosted Flakes.
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3 February, 2021

Basic Remedy Teas

Basic Remedy Teas
Posted in : breakfast, dessert, dinner, drink, drinks, easy, herb, hot drinks, lunch, recipe, remedies, remedy, Spice, tea on by : Jeanette Rueb
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Whether you’re tired of popping Aleve or you just really have to let one rip but can’t, sometimes, you want an alternative to standard methods of relief. For mild cases of uncomfortable but fleeting maladies, sometimes, a cup of tea can do the trick. These recipes are based on traditional remedies from around the world
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6 January, 2021

Peanut Butter Blossoms

Peanut Butter Blossoms
Posted in : bake, baking, chocolate, Christmas, classic, cookies, dessert, easy, fun, holidays, peanut butter, recipe, snack, snacks on by : Jeanette Rueb
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These cookies are about as classic as you can get outside of chocolate chip and sugar cookies. Hershey’s kisses sitting atop a soft bed of pillowy peanut butter send so many childhood memories flooding back. They’re delicious both before and after the chocolate has set, and it’s so easy to eat a whole dozen all
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23 December, 2020

Peppermint Mocha Cookies

Peppermint Mocha Cookies
Posted in : bake, baking, chocolate, Christmas, cookies, dessert, easy, holidays, peppermint, peppermint bark, recipe, snack on by : Jeanette Rueb
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If there’s a cookie to bake a double or triple batch of this season, it’s these peppermint mocha cookies. They’re the perfect balance of cocoa, sugar, and mint to make every day seem like a cozy Currier & Ives kind of winter day. They do have a refrigeration period, so unfortunately (or maybe it’s for
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16 December, 2020

Melt-In-Your-Mouth Sugar Cookies with Frosting (Butter and Royal)

Melt-In-Your-Mouth Sugar Cookies with Frosting (Butter and Royal)
Comments : 1 Posted in : bake, baking, Christmas, classic, cookies, dessert, easy, holidays, intermediate, recipe, sweets on by : Jeanette Rueb
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I’m not normally a fan of sugar cookies, but I made these by request for a family member, and I found that they really grew on me. The flavor is subtle, and the texture is incredibly delicate. Despite the delicious, crumbly, melt-in-your-mouth feel of these cookies, they’re plenty durable and will hold up to clumsy
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9 December, 2020

Pfeffernüsse Cookies (Chewy German Spice Cookies)

Pfeffernüsse Cookies (Chewy German Spice Cookies)
Posted in : bake, baking, Christmas, cookies, dessert, holidays, snack, snacks, Spice, sweets on by : Jeanette Rueb
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Christmas cookies are a huge part of this time of year for me. I’ve always been a big baker around the holidays thanks to the influence of my Nana and my mom, but now that I’m on my own, I’ve found more freedom to experiment with different recipes. We always had our staples of anisettes
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