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Tuesdays with Dorie DC: Rose-Hibiscus Shortbread Fans

Homemade shortbread is quite a treat, and these Rose-Hibiscus Shortbread Fans are an interesting take on the norm. They have a delicious, buttery Scottish shortbread base, they’re lightly perfumed, and they’re perfect for a tea party. 106 more words

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Nut-Studded PB & J Thumbprints

Moving back in time, it’s a time machine, woot woot, and this way nothing matters but the foo-oo-ood.  It’s a recipe I made in ancient times (5 years ago) and am finally providing the details for, because… thoroughness is satisfying me a lot these days.   554 more words


Nanaimo Bars

Each year my sister makes Nanaimo bars for my birthday treat, but this year, she wasn’t around. So, three weeks post-birthday, the craving was becoming pretty unmanageable. 489 more words


Tuesdays with Dorie DC: Valentine's Day Share-a-Heart

I know people have different views on Valentine’s Day. Here’s mine– it’s a good excuse to eat a giant chocolate cookie, whether you’re sharing it or not. 142 more words

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Lime Pecan Bars

Neighbors gave us some key limes from their tree, so I made these Lime Pecan Bars for the Super Bowl party yesterday!  I love the pecan shortbread crust and the filling is a sort of lime curd that is especially good with the key limes, but will work great with regular limes, too (either way, just make sure that you use fresh lime juice). 305 more words


Pecan Brown Sugar Cookies: A Nod to the King Cake

A few Februaries ago, we received an unusual delivery at the office: a giant, ring-shaped cake opulently decorated with both icing and colored sugar (yellow, green, and purple). 905 more words


Deep Chocolate Brownies for Grownups

Brownies are such a superstar baked thing in their joy = effort ratio (something like 1,000,000 = not much), and come in ALL sorts of iterations, some fudgey or chewy or caky or spotted with candies or nuts or swirled with things, and they’re all good, every last batch of them.   420 more words