Easter Recipes

Ideas for making Easter fun.

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Make-Ahead Lemon Bread

by on April 20, 2011 · 16 comments

lemon bread loaf

I wish I wasn’t such an impulsive baker, because as much as I appreciate the rule “read the recipe before making”, I very often do not; especially when a recipe is for something I make all the time. In this case, it was a lemon bread which I made yesterday morning to go with …


Published on April 20, 2011
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Fruit and Cream Meringue Squares

by on March 25, 2011 · 10 comments

meringue with strawberries

Berries for dessert? Sure! So long as they’re sitting on a piece of cake. I appreciate the fresh berries of the season, but when it comes to dessert I need something a little bit more substantial. Cake is always good, but a Pavlova is even better because it lets the berries think they’re getting top […]


Published on March 25, 2011
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Ham & Cheddar Biscuits

by on February 11, 2011 · 9 comments

whole wheat biscuits

Ham & Cheddar Biscuits


Published on February 11, 2011
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Frosted Fudge Brownies

by on January 5, 2011 · 26 comments


Frosted Fudge Brownies – This recipe is from one of the new Hershey books that I brought home from a trip to PA.


Published on January 5, 2011
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Carrot Cake Cookie Taste Test

by on May 21, 2010 · 6 comments

After baking a batch of carrot cake cookies from Bon Appetit, I decided to do a side-by-side taste test with an older carrot cake cookie. The results? I like my old recipe better


Published on May 21, 2010
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Carrot Cake Cookies

Today’s recipe is from an “At the Market” feature in the May Bon Appetit. Along with some info about carrots (they’re a super food, packed with vitamin A, etc. etc.) they discuss where carrots came from, how to pick good ones, and ways to use them. There was a soup that sounded good, a recipe […]


Published on May 20, 2010
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Funfetti Cupcake Clone

Earlier this week I was asked if I had a scratch recipe for Funfetti Cupcakes. My friend liked the box version (Betty Crocker’s is called Rainbow Chip and Pillsbury’s is Funfetti), but she’s living in Europe where it’s hard to find. I didn’t have a scratch version, but was up for the challenge! Especially since […]


Published on April 25, 2010
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With Easter on the way, I thought I’d let Louise share a recipe she told me about months ago. It’s an old Pennsylvania Dutch recipe for chocolate covered coconut eggs, and the secret ingredient in the filling is potato. From Louise In Eastern Pennsylvania, local church ladies sometimes sell coconut eggs by the dozen as […]


Published on April 2, 2010