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Cranberry Pecan Streusel Coffee Cake

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Cranberry Pecan Streusel Coffee CakeThis Cranberry Pecan Streusel Coffee Cake shouts out fall.  My love of cranberries is known to those that follow the blog.  I can hardly wait until they appear in the market.

While this is an easily made coffee cake, the one thing that makes it stand out when mixing is how the batter becomes very, very cold and stiff after the frozen cranberries are added. Continue reading

Rum Raisin Rolls – A Long Ago Memory

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Rum Raisin RollsThese Rum  Raisin Rolls are inspired by such rolls I ate long, long ago at a restaurant long forgotten in a place I know not of.  It was before our first son was born and I would sometimes meet my husband after he shot an assignment.  It was the most-free I can remember being.  Just married, no children and a world to travel. Continue reading

Blueberry Lemon Pizza in a Brioche Crust

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Slice of Blueberry Lemon PizzaBlueberry Lemon Pizza is fantastic for breakfast, brunch, or anytime of the day including dessert.  You can’t miss with a brioche crust, blueberries, lemon and mascarpone cheese.  If mascarpone isn’t your first choice, cream cheese can be substituted. Continue reading

Brie and Bacon Tart

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Brie and Bacon TartThis Brie and Bacon Tart was sold from our take out shop.  The combination of brie, bacon and caramelized onions is hard to beat. Unlike a quiche, I have used a combination of low fat cottage cheese and plain yogurt as well as eggs for the liquid. Not only does it reduce the calories from cream which is usually used,  but this combination allows the flavors to come through since the cottage cheese/yogurt mix does not coat your tongue as does cream. Continue reading

Versatile Breakfast Cookies

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Breakfast CookiesBreakfast cookies were huge in the ‘70’s.  They were also called ranger cookies.  Basically, the cookies were loaded with fruit, wheat, oats, and nuts providing protein and fiber to keep you going and filled up for a while. Continue reading