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Avocado Icebox Pie

May 6, 2013
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I hope you didn’t use up all of your avocados for Cinco de Mayo guacamole…if you did, you’re gonna want to get some more! Even the non-avocado fans in my house (which would be everyone except myself) loved this Avocado Icebox Pie. Think cool, creamy lemon pie…with a gentle floral note that you can’t quite […]

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Almond Brickle Coffee Cake…and a Virtual Holiday Potluck Brunch

December 5, 2011
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Because this recipe is designated as coffee cake I went ahead and served it in the morning. But let’s call this what it is – this is cake cake. What you can’t see from the photo of this Almond Brickle Coffee Cake is that another layer of toasted almonds and toffee bits runs down the middle of it. […]

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Sea-Salted Smoky Almond Chocolate Bark

May 5, 2010
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I’m secretly  hoping that this will be the year the homemade Mother’s Day gifts start coming. Aren’t they sort of a rite of passage?  Our school classrooms would turn into little workshops this time of year, turning out everything from tissue paper flowers to ceramic ashtrays (Did we seriously make those? I am really dating […]

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Toffee Almond Shortbread

December 7, 2009
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You’d think that after all the toffee I consumed last week I wouldn’t want anything more to do with the stuff for a while, but it’s not so. On the contrary, I was quite eager to chop up some of the decadent candy that had eluded my eager hands and parlay them into the Toffee […]

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