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Peanut Butter Puppy Cakes

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I don’t have a puppy of my own but we had a puppy party at work recently so I decided to make it extra special by coming up with a recipe for puppy cakes. Some research went into figuring out what ingredients were safe for dogs to eat and digest, hence why I selected items […] Read more…

Perfect Blueberry Muffins

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I love these perfect blueberry muffins. Actually, I just like muffins in general. Whenever I have people over, I serve most things family-style out of convenience and to preserve that cozy breaking bread experience. But I like to mix in a few individualized items to make everybody feel special. I made a double batch of […] Read more…

Pas-Tri-es — Cherry Tri Cupcakes

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These Cherry Tri Cupcakes are really delicious. The best part about making cupcakes (and cooking in general) is that once you get a general recipe down, with a few easy adjustments you can have 10 more recipes in your repertoire. This is the same recipe as my champagne cupcakes but I switched out the champagne […] Read more…

Pas-Tri-es — Tri-ple Berry Champagne Cupcakes

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These champagne cupcakes look and taste fancy, but they’re super easy to make (trust me). I came up with this recipe when I needed to use up some leftover champagne from the night before. The champagne makes the cupcakes insanely moist and I use egg whites in the batter to make them extra light. And […] Read more…

The Giving Tri — Giving back this holiday season

Every year I say that it’s been a tough year. But this particular year has been a year of big changes and new chapters. I lost my beloved grandmother. I quit my previous day job (that was a regular paycheck) to fully commit to this dream project of mine. I quit drinking. I’m about to […] Read more…

Pas-Tri-es — Lattice Crusted Apple Pie

I’ve made this pie at least 3 times a year every fall. I’ve spent a long time coming up with an apple pie recipe that was perfect. I have a specific criteria when it comes to apple pies (1) it must be chock-full of apples, (2) there can’t be too much liquid, (3) the crust […] Read more…

Fool Proof Pas-Tri Crust

This is my basic pastry crust that I use for everything. It takes a little bit of time because you have to fridge it in between steps but since you don’t have to let any of the ingredients come to room temperature you don’t have to plan ahead that far in advance in order to […] Read more…