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All dressed up for the Fourth of July: Red Velvet Cupcakes with Coconut Butter Cream Frosting
Cookies Inspired by Cocktails: Bellini, Mimosa and Kir Royale Shortbread
Idea inspired by the cover of this month's Martha Stewart Living, but recipe all my own: Fourth of July Fireworks Sugar Cookies
Triple Banana Nut Muffins: you can't cram any more banana flavor into these gems
Simple to make and impressive to serve as a light dessert: Espresso Panna Cotta with Cocoa Whipped Cream
What to do when the Strawberry Fairy brings strawberries, but they absolutely must be used the same day otherwise they will need to be binned? Make Vanilla-Strawberry Panna Cotta
Ahh, the bounty of summer fruit is starting: Fresh Apricot Pie
Dark and decadent Black Forest Cake Cupcakes (Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte Cupcakes): Tart cherries, rich dark chocolate, fluffy whipped cream and a touch of Kirsch!
Brownies with the Twist: Peppermint After8 Brownies are a great refreshing dessert
Light and fluffy Raspberry Jam filled Muffins with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting
Tuxedo Cupcakes: Coconut & chocolate cake with coconut butter cream frosting & toasted coconut. Using a Batter divider lets you make two colored cupcakes!
Better for breakfast or afternoon snack with your coffee? Apple Walnut Muffins with Maple Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting
Instead of croutons for your soup or salad, try these Pecan Cheddar Cranberry Crisps; a great sweet/savory accompaniment.
What to make for Sunday afternoon tea with friends? Light and buttery Blueberry Pound Cake with Lemon Glaze. Lemon yogurt is the secret ingredient.
Had to keep it simple for an impromptu dinner gathering and saw some lovely 'chokes at the market: Roasted Baby Artichokes with Lemon and Parmesan
Coffee Addict? Try these Cappuccino Hearts with Mocha Drizzle made from almond flour, instant coffee and egg whites
Wild Rice Smoked Trout Salad: A great warm weather lunch paired with farm fresh baby arugula and avocado
Why do you see Deviled Eggs on their sides? Are they lazy or sleeping? I decided to make them upright, and call them Tilted Eggs.
Perfect Fresh out of the oven for Sunday Breakfast: Scandinavian Cardamom Cinnamon Rolls
Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes with a twist: Instead of a chocolate ganache topping, a chocolate robin's nest for both Easter and Earth Day.
Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Classic Cream Cheese Frosting for all the bunnies this Easter
Just in time for Easter, my kitchen is in bloom with Linzer Cookies
Chocolate Chunk Treasure Cookies: Chewy morsels filled made with graham crackers, with dark chocolate, coconut and macadamia nuts
The perfect light and fruity dessert: Pomegranate Lemon Panna Cotta
Dark Chocolate Macadamia Nut Florentines: quite possibly the most decadent, buttery, nutty, chocolately cookies I have ever made!
When all else fails, chocolate mousse to the rescue (a modification on Julia Childs' chocolate mousse recipe)
Verdant green chimichurri sauce entices the eyes as well as the palate.