Candy Cream Tart

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“SWEET LIKE CANDY TO MY SOUL…..SWEET YOU ROCK AND SWEET YOU ROLL…..”  Dave Matthews Who doesn’t like candy???  I do!!!  But oddly, I’m just not one to sit down and eat a whole candy bar.  Sometimes I will go to the Godiva store and put together a box of chocolates for myself, choosing the pieces…

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‘I Wish It Were My Birthday’ Cake

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“IT TAKES AS MUCH ENERGY TO WISH AS IT DOES TO PLAN.”  Eleanor Roosevelt Yesterday, I picked up a fabulous cookbook by Sherry Yard.  And in it, she talked about her earliest memories of baking.  And then I realized, there is no history of baking in my family.  In fact, my history of baking starts…

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Key Lime Pie Martini

Key Lime Pie Martini | From My Sweet Heart

2 ounces of vanilla vodka 1 ounce of coconut rum 1 ounce of key lime juice 1 ounce of heavy cream Fill your cocktail shaker 2/3 way with ice cubes.  Add all ingredients and shake well.  Pour into a martini glass.  Garnish with a lime twist or wedge and finely crushed graham crackers ( or…

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Macarons Au Cafe-Creme

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“THOUGH THIS BE MADNESS, YET THERE IS A METHOD.”  William Shakespeare Well this is my first attempt at making macarons!  You know, for such a perfect little cookie, you hear so many horror stories about how difficult it is to make them!  But actually, it really wasn’t so difficult after all.  You simply must follow…

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