Tag Archives: Penzey’s spices

Substitutions

Awhile back, I was really craving pumpkin bars.  I rarely make desserts with cream cheese frosting, though.  I find heavy, thick frosting overwhelms a tender cake crumb. Still, cream cheese is a good contrast to pumpkin and spice, so I … Continue reading

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Hey Mom, Do I Smell Cookies?

Is there a simple treat that’s loaded with childhood memories for you? Snickerdoodles does it for me. My mother wasn’t a baker, but she did make these cookies and the other day when I wanted to make cookies but was … Continue reading

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