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Shortbread and Apricot Bars

I adapted this recipe from one on epicurious.com several years ago and it has become a family favorite.  The shortbread would be great just by itself, but teamed with a layer of apricot and walnut filling plus a light dusting of confectioners’ sugar, it is simply delicious.  279 more words


Split Levels

Happy Valentine’s Day Eve! Are you sick of all the heart-shaped food posts in the blogosphere yet? Sorry, I have another one. To celebrate Valentine’s Day, I made my all-time favorite bar cookie. 426 more words


Chocolate Dulce De Leche Bars

Call me the uncertain Siren, keeping sentry over heaving oceans, afraid to beckon you; frightened that my foolish desires will leave you shipwrecked on rocky shores below. 292 more words


Perfect Chewy Brownies

Brownies can basically be classified into 3 different types: cakey, fudgey, or chewy. People tend to have definite preferences for which type of brownie they love. 551 more words


Nutella Crispie Treats

I can’t believe that in the roughly 16 years since I first encountered Nutella, this didn’t occur to me sooner. But, hot damn! I’m glad it did. 324 more words


orange cardamom bars

my obsession with cardamom dates back to the summer i spent volunteering in jerusalem. in the old city, there is this coffee shop that sells fresh-ground turkish coffee to order. 551 more words


Lemon Custard Bars

Lemon season is right now; they are very fresh and I have a whole box of them my wonderful brother in Texas sent me.  The incredible lemon scent when I opened the box about knocked me over! 274 more words