Monthly Archives: March 2009

Wilton Heaven

No recipe today, but I had to blog about the Wilton Homewares store. Yesterday, Val and I went out to Darien, IL to visit the Wilton Homewares store. Yes, an entire Wilton store. It was heaven. The store is stocked with pretty much every Wilton product ever made – cake pans, cupcake liners, fondant, tips, […]

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Double Chocolate Oreo Bars

The following image is food porn for women. A FIELD OF CHOCOLATE! I haven’t made anything super chocolate-y in a while! These bars are SO easy. They took a half hour to make – start to finish. A lot of people ask me, “how do you have the time to do all this baking?” The […]

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Lemon Bars

Today is a disgusting, dreary, cloudy, rainy day. What better pick-me-up than to make cheery, yellow, happy lemon bars? The recipe is simple and I had all of the ingredients I needed (I love it when that happens). Lemon Bars 1 cup flour 1/4 cup powdered sugar 1/2 cup butter at room temperature — Sift […]

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Omi’s Cut-Out Cookies

I call my grandma “Omi”. And I have “inherited” her recipe book. Her Christmas cookies were legendary and I’m pretty excited to have all of her recipes in my gritty little hands. My grandma is still alive, but Alzheimer’s has taken its toll on her, so she doesn’t remember much and she certainly doesn’t bake […]

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