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{a sweet and tasty summer}

Summer.  It’s pretty wonderful.  Yeah, it’s hot.  Ohhh boy, is it hot.  DC is seriously sweltering at the moment.  But it’s still pretty wonderful.  Even when things are still going a mile a minute like they have been for me this summer, it feels like it’s a time when things slow down and a get a little bit sweeter.   840 more words


Recipe: Single Serving Chocolate Chip Pancake

Sometimes I want a pancake. Just one though! I don’t want to make a whole batch then realize I need to do something with the leftovers. 284 more words


What I'm cookin'

I felt the urge to change it up. I talk a big talk about loving to gather folks around my table but I realized, I hadn’t posted a recipe in forever. 1,121 more words


The Compliment Club

I haven’t been able to stop thinking about this blog post since I read it over a week ago. It brought me so much joy to read this, I can’t help but share it. 60 more words


Cookies and Cream Chocolate Chip Cookies


Silly as it may be, I find it difficult to pick my favorite ice cream flavor. I’ve long loved chocolate with chocolate sprinkles; the chocolate chunks in cookie dough ice cream please the baker in me; and I adore the tasty pairing of rich vanilla ice cream and Oreo crumbs in the cookies and cream flavor. 304 more words


Scenes from a Bachelorette Cake: Joy the Baker's Basic 3-Layer Yellow Cake with Classic Buttercream Frosting

My friend Michelle is getting married this fall. A few weeks ago, we celebrated with a weekend full of bachelorette and wedding shower festivities.

I took on the challenge of making a cake for the bachelorette party. 283 more words


Blueberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

I hinted that this ice cream flavor was happening sooner rather than later.

And it was so much better than I expected.

All the flavor of blueberry cheesecake.   176 more words