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Wild Blueberry Buckle Coffee Cake

October 7, 2018 This blueberry coffee cake is great for breakfast or snacking or both. It’s a definite keeper! And that’s coming from my my neighbors, my mom and me. The cake. The crumb. It’s all incredibly good. The recipe is from my blogging friend, Marla Meredith’s new book High Alpine Cuisine … all about comfort food inspired by her love of the outdoors and her mountain travels from the Colorado Rockies all the way…

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Simple Fig and Mascarpone Cake

If we’re paying attention to the small milestones (and good grief- WE ARE), it’s been just over two years that I’ve had a backyard.  It’s an anniversary of sorts (but really not at all). The backyard is still partly graveled, with hopes of future raised beds.  I still battle the weeds – but there are moments of such sweetness.  Earlier this spring the gardenias made me think of my grandmother ever morning.  Earlier this spring…

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No-Bake Tres Leches Icebox Cake

For the next few months – let’s just call the refrigerator the new oven, and the grill the new stovetop.  Really, unless you’re asking me to fry baby pies – I really want nothing to do with the ovenstove until maybe Thanksgiving.   Listen… it’s going to be ok.  We’ll have pudding, and popsicles (oh my gosh I made pickle juice popsicles YOU GUYS!), and we’ll have the dessert freezer section at Trader Joe’s, and…

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Luscious Lemon Blueberry Cake

May 14, 2018 Luscious! That’s what this cake is. I made this little gem for my mom this past weekend to surprise her for Mother’s Day. I say surprise because over the last year or more she will periodically send me the link to this cake on Pinterest and ask me to make it for her. Needless to say I haven’t until now. I mean …She likes vanilla. I Iike chocolate.She likes fruit. I like…

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