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Silky Chocolate Ganache – Fructose Free

    Sometimes it’s all in the finishing touches, isn’t it?  The artwork on the wall.  The gravy on the mashed potatoes.  The handbag and shoes with the outfit.  The cherry on top.  The icing on the cake.  The silky fructose free chocolate ganache drizzled liberally over the (nearly anything), dripping artistically down the sides.  Oozing […]

A Birthday Cake – 2 Year Old Girl Style

  Our tiny daughter  Brienne isn’t really very tiny anymore.  Today she is 2.  It’s hard to believe that much time has gone past since she joined our family, but there it is.   I always try to make a special cake for my kids birthdays.  I’m a bit of an artsy fartsy girl at […]

A Birthday Cake: 9 Year Old Boy Style

  It seems I have gotten into a ritual of birthday cake sculpture for my kids. I have always tried to do something in keeping with whatever their current obsession happens to be. (Ninjago, in the case of my 9 year old son this year). When I began this I only had one little baby. […]

The Cinnamon Bun Rescue

    When I was a little girl my Mom would bake bread every so often. It was an all day project yielding dozens of loaves, most of which were destined for the big chest freezer, and from there, loaf by loaf to our lunch boxes. She usually did this when my sisters and I […]

 

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