Honey Simple Syrup

Honey Coffee Syrup

I finally dusted off my coffee machine (and gave it a thorough cleaning) after the move. I wasn’t drinking too many coffee pods during my early pregnancy. The Dunkin Donuts decaf from any of the numerous outlets in Connecticut was satisfying my coffee craving. There is a chance my baby will come out a cookie dough log from all the decaf cookie dough lattes I consumed :-p


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Pear Pie

Pear Pie

My pie making skills are slowly getting better. I’m still trying out different kinds of crusts and filling. I still haven’t got the skill of making the crust beautiful and crimped yet but at least they are starting to turn out crisp and less doughy.


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Mocha Fudge

My mom used to make batches of fudge every Christmas along with tons of Christmas cookies. She’d spend one day making everything and put the boxes of cookies in the freezer to keep us going all month long. We used to play family games at night and have milk and cookies. For some reason I haven’t made fudge very often!


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Cranberry Pie

Cranberry Pie

I’m finally getting some Christmas baking underway. Alex complained to me the other day that he was sick of pumpkin. I kept making pumpkin pie and pumpkin spaghetti for dinner :-p I told him that was impossible but I would make him something more Christmassey.


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Chocolate Salted Caramel Shortbread

I have a habit of making untested recipes for holidays. Sometimes it works out great and often times they only turn out so so! My family aren’t very picky though. As long as it’s edible they’re happy :) I’ve made these cookies before but tried making them square (by using a ziploc bag). Only about three (the ones in the picture) came perfect. The rest look like trapezoids.


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