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Daring Bakers July: Marshmallow fun!

Wow! With this post I’ve officially been a member of the Daring Bakers for a year. I joined last year in late July, which meant my first challenge was Eclairs for August 2008. Time sure does fly! The July Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Nicole at Sweet Tooth. She chose Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Cookies […]

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The Daring Bakers do Bakewell Tart… err… pudding

After missing last month’s lovely challenge of Strudel because we were moving, I knew I’d have to get this month’s challenge done. The June Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Jasmine of Confessions of a Cardamom Addict and Annemarie of Ambrosia and Nectar. They chose a Traditional (UK) Bakewell Tart… er… pudding that was inspired […]

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Vegan Cupcakes Take Over Freshbooks!

As some of you know, Rich works for Freshbooks as their Network Operations Manager, which in non-geek speak means ‘head IT dude’. Every two weeks they release a new version of Freshbooks, and they almost always have some sort of cake to celebrate. Back in February, I made a giant vegan chocolate cupcake with normal-sized […]

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All moved in, and ready to bake!

Sorry for the silence for the last few weeks, folks! Rich and I were moving to our new place here in the Annex, and didn’t have much time for food. Most of our meals for the last few weeks involved takeout or veggie burgers from whatever grocery store we happened to be near that day. […]

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Daring Bakers April: Mmm, Cheesequake

Cheesequake?  cheeeesequaaaaake. Mmm, cheesequake. It’s Daring Bakers time again! The April 2009 challenge is hosted by Jenny from Jenny Bakes. She has chosen Abbey’s Infamous Cheesecake as the challenge. I took one look at the challenge and knew I’d have to join the ranks of the alternative bakers this month. Some months I’m able to […]

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