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Pumpkin Butterscotch Cupcakes 0

Pumpkin Butterscotch Cupcakes

Fall is in the air here in Denver, Colorado.  We’ve already had a few days of 32F weather, the trees in town are turning and dropping leaves, and the pumpkins are starting to appear on people’s front porch. With my nieces and nephew in town now, I look for more sweet treats...

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Homemade Chicken Pot Pie

There are a few dishes that just scream “Comfort Food”, and Homemade Chicken Pot Pie is certainly one of them.  Smelling that buttery crust and rich, creamy filling baking in the oven on a chilly fall day is what baking is all about.  And what’s better than preparing a pie from scratch,...

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Best Millionaire’s Shortbread Recipe

Are you a fan of Twix candy bars?  Because really, they’re just a variation on the time-tested Millionaire’s Shortbread.  Here’s a recipe gleaned from ground-zero for shortbread – Scotland.  I made it in the traditional bars, but if I were to do it again, I’d probably use a silicone mini-muffin pan to...

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Lemon Buttermilk Cupcakes

It’s getting warm here in Colorado.  I’ll spend the early morning out in the garden, pulling the %#@& grass that loves to infiltrate my flower beds.  While I was working this morning, I was thinking about what I wanted to make for an upcoming barbeque party.  I settled on lemon . ....

Easy and Fast Baked Chicken 0

Easy and Fast Baked Chicken

Fast baked chicken?  Snort.  That’s just crazy talk. Well, it would be if you did it the old-fashioned way, prepping the bird, preheating the oven, baking for a few hours and pulling out a chicken with dry breast meat, rubbery, yellow skin and under-cooked thighs.  Sigh.  Who needs it? This two-step method...