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Vanilla Layer Cake with Raspberry Filling & White Chocolate Buttercream

So this one time, I made a wedding cake… …and turned out really great! Last June (a year ago yesterday!) I made this lovely cake for one of the loveliest ladies I know, my sister-in-law Lauren. Her wedding was so glam and clean and feminine. I was honored to make this cake and was totally […]

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Showstopper Roast Chicken

Roasting a whole chicken has been on my kitchen bucket list for a while now. I’ve been nervous because the last thing I want to do is spend all of that time and be so excited and to have it suck. But I have my kitchen groove back these days, so I went for it…and […]

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Banana Fluffernutter White Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Holy cow. This ice cream means business.  Hands down the best ice cream to come out of my kitchen.  It’s so rich and packs in so many of my favorite flavors.  It lasted forever in our freezer because you only need a little bit to really kick a sweet craving. you will need: 2 cups […]

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Summer Squash & Ricotta Galette

So a galette is basically just a fancy version of pizza.  A very flaky, buttery pizza.  Even though it is a bit time consuming, this recipe is not complex and you can prep a lot of it a day in advance.  It is certainly is a showstopper to bring to a party as an appetizer. […]

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Jamie Oliver’s Chicken in Milk

Have you ever eaten a whole roast chicken between 2 people?  Well, that almost happened with this recipe.  One of my very best gal pals, Amanda, came to visit a couple of weeks ago.  She brought her sweet little boy who is only 2 months younger than Connor.  We spent three glorious days visiting, playing […]

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Buttermilk Birthday Cake with Salted Caramel Buttercream Frosting

Matt’s birthday was last month, and despite the fact that life was chaotic that week, I made up for my negligence with a yummy cake a few days late.  He claims that his favorite cake is plain vanilla with store bought chocolate frosting…yes the kind from a jar.  He has a wife that makes from-scratch […]

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Restaurant Copycat: Stetson Chopped Salad

Last March we traveled to Scottsdale, Arizona for a little getaway before baby boy arrived…a Babymoon if you will.  We went with friends of our who were also expecting a baby shortly after Connor was due.  We had a very relaxing trip and enjoyed some really fabulous food.  This was one of our favorite dishes, […]

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Potato & Celery Root Gratin with Leeks

Mama Cheater Bite frequently makes potato gratin side dishes for family get togethers.  I’ve always loved them, but have never made one myself because I always get my fix for it at her house.  This Christmas, all of us made a side dish to bring over for dinner.  This was my assignment.  I was not […]

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Over the Top Red Velvet Cake

To kick off the numerous yummy things I have to share, I thought we’d start with a dessert.  I love my sweets and this might be the most delicious cake I’ve ever made.  I think it was the marshmallow and cream cheese frosting that sealed the deal for me.  It’s the perfect cake to make […]

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Ginger Peach Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

In my house, birthdays are a big deal.  When I say big deal, I don’t mean because of presents, but instead for cakes.  Every birthday is an occasion for me to try a new cake, cupcake or pie recipe that I’ve mostly likely been dreaming about since I pinned it. Summer time has a lot […]

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