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Easy Oven Baked Salmon

If you’ve never attempted fish at home, you really should try this Easy Oven Baked Salmon Recipe. Five ingredients, including the fish, and 15 to 20 minutes of baking time make it perfect for an impressive meal. What’s even better is that it’s basically foolproof! It’s baked uncovered in the oven, and with a few pointers, you can...

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All-Natural Lemon Blueberry Cake

All-natural lemon blueberry cake. No cake mix. No artificial ingredients. Just the perfect blend of fresh blueberries and tangy citrus. I’m glad I took a picture yesterday, because today I have only one piece left, and it’s mine! As spring creeps in to the Rocky Mountains, I find myself wanting to take advantage of all the good produce...

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The Best All-Time Cookbooks

For Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, International Home Cooking Day and Christmas – these cookbooks are (or soon will be) classics for the home cook and baker. Yes, you really can learn to cook well by following in the footsteps of the masters. Check them out! The Best All-Time Cookbooks Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Julia Child, Simone Beck, and...

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Mandarin Orange Cake

Mandarin Orange Cake is an unusual treat to serve with coffee, or as a fresh after-dinner dessert. Normally, you see Mandarin Orange Cake made with artificial whipped topping and a box cake mix, but this version is entirely from scratch, and comes in both regular and high-altitude versions.

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Double Chocolate Cupcakes

A rich, moist chocolate cupcake made with dark chocolate and cocoa powder. In regular and high-altitude versions. Dwaine was talking with a neighbor who mentioned that she was craving some chocolate cupcakes. As luck would have it, Dwaine had managed to snag a bagful of baking chocolate bars at the store in the markdown bin! So I needed...