Author Archives: Baking Better

Pumpkin Bread

Here is an awesome recipe for pumpkin bread, to me it’s perfect, it’s wonderfully moist and spiced just right. I got this recipe from Allrecipes quite a while back, it’s called “Downeast Maine Pumpkin Bread”.  Well since I grew up … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Cream Pie!

Pie, I love pie, I love pumpkinny things.  Believe it or not, I’m not a huge fan of pumpkin pie, I don’t dislike it, it just isn’t my favorite, might be a texture thing. I got this idea in my … Continue reading

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Beer Batter Bread

Hiccup…. Sorry! Want an easy bread that will come together in a flash?  Here it is.  This loaf is like a biscuit in texture, but with a whole bunch more flavor, thanks to beer. I don’t drink beer, I never … Continue reading

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“Peter” Pumpkin Bars

Where did this name come from?  Maybe the rhyme Peter Peter Pumpkin eater? This is a recipe that my mom made every fall, it’s from her church cookbook and it was contributed by my grandmother’s neighbor Alicia, they never tasted … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Cream Pies!

Here is a fun recipe for a childhood favorite, made from scratch.  Does it taste exactly like the original? No, not really, but I think that it is BETTER!  Of course I do, it’s from scratch, and I’m a bit … Continue reading

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Scones!

Here is a basic scone recipe adapted from a King Arthur Flour recipe, it’s a good one with a good method, so I thought I’d share it with you! These are best eaten with tea, with your pinky pointed up, … Continue reading

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White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake

Here is the most popular cheesecake that I make, people can’t seem to get enough of it! Remember the cheesecake that we made before?  You can refer to that for more detailed instructions by clicking here You’ll only need to … Continue reading

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Waffles!

Wonderful, light and fluffy waffles with a crispy outside, how awesome would that be for a weekend breakfast? I’m going to share my favorite recipe with you.  I have to warn you though, this isn’t as easy as just dumping … Continue reading

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Whipped Chocolate Ganache

Here is something so simple, and so delicious it’s hard to believe.  It’ll make you famous!  OK, maybe not famous, but people will love it.   It’s so simple that I’m not even creating a PDF recipe for it.  It’s … Continue reading

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Peach Cobbler

  Until I moved to North Carolina, I assumed a cobbler was just pie filling with a crust thrown on the top, kind of like a lazy pie.  Boy was I wrong!  In the south a peach cobbler is often … Continue reading

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