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Cupcake Decorating

Tonight I had the pleasure of taking a cupcake decorating class at the local high school. The class was taught by a local business woman that was inspired by a magazine cover, got some books, and started decorating. She now has a successful home catering company. Exciting!! I learned how to mix colors in one …

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Davey’s Happy Cake

I’ve been meaning to get an entry up for a while. I missed all the Valentine’s Day shennanigans, so instead, I’ll bring you a cake perfect for Easter-Spring-Fiestaish celebrations. It used to be that I’d pick up a box of cake mix and just.. follow the instructions. But last year, I started reading other food …

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Banana Bread Muffins

I have written my very first recipe. I was so so nervous about making it, so much so that I’ve put it off for weeks, and refused to take photos while I made it, for fear that I would jinx the results. I looked at a bunch of different recipes before I started writing (because …

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Tomatillo Salsa

Hello! This is my first recipe entry on the blog, and I thought it fitting that it be something tex-mex. When I first met Amber SHE was in Texas and I was in Canada… We actually met in London. Now I am in Texas and she is on the East Coast. We’re all over the …

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Nanny’s Cookbooks

Notice the years of cooking stains, the worn edges of the pages, binding that is slowly coming loose. This war-torn tome is my grandmother’s favorite cookbook. No, it’s not Betty Crocker, nor is it Better Homes and Gardens, though she has both of those in her collection. This particular cookbook is “Recollections and Recipes From …

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Rock Cakes!

So this post isn’t by your wonderful blog author, but instead her web tech and general dogsbody husband, James. She’s been nagging me for a while about posting my recipe for Rock cakes, so here you go. Enjoy! Now Rock Cakes aren’t exactly southern fare, in fact they belong more in Hogwarts than Texas, but …

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Google & Menu Planning

I joined a new Yahoo group for cheap cooking, and everyone is amazingly friendly. I found the group when I was playing around online on Sunday night, looking for menu ideas. You see, I decided to plan an entire month’s worth of meals in one go. Being the geeky girl that I am, I used …

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