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Written By: Jodi on May 8, 2010 No Comment
Brownie Cookies

So you want some brownies, but you’re out of vegetable oil. Or you don’t like using vegetable oil in general. Or you’re in the mood for cookies but want or need them to be quick and easy with minimal ingredients. Or you’re in the mood for brownies but they are too messy for your purposes. There are lots of reasons why you might want to make brownie cookies, but whatever your reason you really should try these!

Written By: Jodi on April 30, 2010 No Comment
Pink Pillow Cookies

2 cups all-purpose flour (I swapped out 1/2 c. of white for unifine wheat flour) 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup strawberry-flavor Nestle Nesquik powder 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 large eggs Pre heat oven to 375º F. Combine flour, salt and baking soda in [...]

Written By: Jodi on July 23, 2008 One Comment
Raspberry Buckle (with photos)

As promised, here is the recipe I used to make my Raspberry Buckle. For those who aren’t familiar with the term ‘buckle’, think coffee cake with fruit.  I’m happy to report that it did turn out nicely. I find red raspberries a bit too tart for me to LOVE them and I’m wondering if I [...]

Written By: Jodi on May 14, 2008 One Comment

I don’t know what’s gotten into me, but lately I’ve been on a big baking kick. I’ve been looking at tons of recipes to try and they all look so good and I feel the need to make them all! My most recent baking foray took me to very familiar territory. Snickerdoodles. I’m pretty sure [...]

Written By: Jodi on April 25, 2008 One Comment
I Gained 5 Pounds…

…just looking at the picture of these bars. Oh. My. Word. I am so making these as soon as my husband is done with his challenge diet. 2 more weeks to go! I mean, seriously. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bars? Each word you read just makes it better and better. And that doesn’t even [...]

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Written By: Jodi on February 26, 2007 No Comment

I mentioned a couple weeks ago that my little guy turned 6. As is our tradition, I decorated up a cake for him. I decided that I’d be brave and attempt a 2-layer cake, which I haven’t done in AGES. With good reason. But not being one to shy away from a creative challenge, I [...]

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Written By: Jodi on July 18, 2005 No Comment

I have been told that I should add this bit of the story. I thought I had humiliated myself enough in my previous post and could safely leave it out, but full disclosure has been requested, so here it goes. Yet another reason for your kids to be glad I’m not their mother. Okay, so [...]

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Written By: Jodi on July 18, 2005 No Comment

Somehow, I don’t now how, my older son turned 7 yesterday. I’m sure it was only 2 or 3 months ago that I held my first baby in my arms and decided I’d like to keep him there forever. And surely it was only last week that he was learning to walk and talk. It [...]

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