Bake: Sprinkle Cookies (for Santa)

My boys are 5 and 3, and they love helping me in the kitchen.  We have been making cookies for Santa together ever for the past 3 years and this is our favorite cookie recipe to make together.  The kids can help with almost every step (though I usually make the dough first, but they […]

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Bake: Dutch Apple Pie

I love to bake. I love to cook. I love food.  But for years, I’ve been hesitant to bake a pie.  I tried to make a couple of pies many years ago, and each one came out disappointing- the crust lackluster or the filling to runny.  I’m a bit of a foodie perfectionist, so rather […]

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Bake: Funfetti Cake For Two!

Update October 2018:  This is a post that I’ve brought over from my previous DeliciousLA blog, since funfetti cake rocks, and this size is sooo good. It’s a perfect any time treat. 🙂 This is the perfect little cake for dessert or celebration. I made this for my son Brian’s first birthday.  Recipe adapted the […]

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Bake: (Best Ever) Chocolate Cupcakes with Whipped Vanilla/ Chocolate Frosting

Update October 2018:  Sharing this favorite recipe from the DeliciousLA blog, because you might just need some chocolate cake. Who loves cupcakes? Everybody I know, including my family 🙂 There is something magical about a little cupcake’s ability to make people happy and brighten the day. I’ve been meaning to try out a recipe for […]

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Bake: DeliciousLA Apple-Cranberry Crisp

Update October 2018:  I brought this recipe over from my previous DeliciousLA blog because it’s fall, and this is a great apple recipe! This weekend has been a bit on the cool side for us in LA, and it was perfect for apple crisp. I haven’t made one for awhile, so I searched the internet […]

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Bake: Caramel Apple Tart

Updated October 2018: Another recipe from DelicousLA, because apples, caramel, tart = fall. The other night, Jason and I invited some new friends Jorge and Angelica over for dinner. We decided to challenge ourselves by cooking up a new menu – from start to finish – everything we made was something we had never tried […]

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