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Easy Key Lime Pie
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Quick and Easy Key Lime Pie

I recently shared one of my favorite recipes for coconut lime cupcakes that were originally inspired  by key lime pie… even though I’ve never actually tried key lime pie before. When I shared this little bit of news with Yuli, she was shocked. She…

June 30, 2017
Easy Shortcut Coconut Lime Cupcakes
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Easy Shortcut Coconut Lime Cupcakes

These easy shortcut coconut lime cupcakes taste like vacation. As I write this post, I am 24 hours away from my own vacation and by the time this post goes live, I will already be “Somewhere on a beach, sipping something strong…” and if…

March 28, 2017
Bobby Flay's Chocolate Bread Pudding
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Bobby Flay’s Chocolate Bread Pudding

Let me start off by saying this is not one of those quick and easy, one pan desserts that you can simply throw together last minute like these cookies. I make Bobby Flay’s Chocolate Bread Pudding only once or twice a year, and the rest of…

February 7, 2017
Tiramisu
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Authentic Bakery Style Tiramisu (w/shortcut!)

Tiramisu is just one of those staple desserts that everyone needs to know how to make (in addition to Chocolate Chip Cookies and Red Velvet Cake, of course). However, a lot of people are scared away and think it is a complex, fancy, Italian…

August 19, 2016
Chocolate Brie Panini
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Chocolate Brie Panini

I remember reading Giada De Laurentis’ cookbook and coming across this chocolate brie panini and thinking, “What in the world?! Chocolate and cheese together??”. If this was any other cookbook, I probably wouldn’t have tried this recipe. BUT, it was Giada’s, and everything she makes…

July 29, 2016
cherry cheesecake
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Classic Creamy Cherry Cheesecake

I love making cherry cheesecake for company because it’s best when made the day before and chilled overnight. That makes dinner preparations on the day of so much easier and gives me one less thing to worry about. I especially love making cherry cheesecake in…

July 5, 2016
mojito fruit salad
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Mojito Fruit Salad

This refreshing mojito fruit salad is the perfect thing to enjoy during hot summer days. Forget the traditional whipped cream topping that weighs down the salad and transforms a healthy dish into a not so healthy one. Fruit is so delicious and sweet all…

June 17, 2016
DIY wedding cake tutorial
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DIY Wedding Cake Tutorial

Naked wedding cakes are all the rage right now, and today, I will show you how you can can make your own wedding cake (or a cake for any occasion) with this DIY wedding cake tutorial. I know it can sound so intimidating to…

April 15, 2016