Category Archives: lemon

Lemonade (or pink lemonade, if you prefer) is a staple of summertime. But today is the first day of September and summer is ending. I might be in the minority on this, but I’m looking forward to autumn — cooler weather, sweaters, football, slow-cooked foods, orange and red leaves, and apple-based baked goods are all […]

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My mom’s birthday was on April 11th. Her favorite desserts always involve lemon, so I decided to make her this adorable lemon poppy seed layer cake. The cake turns out to be relatively small, because each layer is only 3 or 4″. It was the perfect cake for my parents and I to share on […]

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Happy New Year! I’ve been home on winter break and haven’t had much time for baking — it’s funny how you get distracted by a million other things. But here’s a great cookie recipe. My mom loves anything lemon or poppy seed-related, so I made these just for her. Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies Recipe source: […]

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I have a shameful, dirty little secret: I love candied cherries. They are bizarre and the green ones are so ridiculously unnatural, but I love them. They remind me of Christmas morning – when my family would always have a stollen, covered in frosting and candied cherries, waiting to be consumed! I smiled when I […]

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I realize that cheesecake is one of those foods that polarizes people – you either LOVE it… or you don’t. I don’t understand people who don’t love CHEESECAKE. Cheese + sugar? What more could I possibly want out of life? This recipe was to-die-for good. I stood over my kitchen counter shoving one fork full […]

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