Raspberry Cheese Danish (Redux)

When I want to cook something for my dad I instantly go to breakfast and pastries because that’s his favorite. My dad says that he likes everything that I cook for him, even my chicken dinners. I’m not sure that I entirely believe him because he’s not a chicken fan. (Now you know where I get my chicken aversion from. ūüėČ ) Nevertheless, I’ll stick to pastries because I know it’s always a winner and I’m making a oldie but goodie today in his honor. If you’ve followed me for a long time then this danish will look familiar because …

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Chocolate Nut Strudel

Chocolate for breakfast is always a good idea. This strudel is not strictly for breakfast.¬† In fact, my husband would probably say that this is really a dessert.¬† I see bakery shops sell this kind of pastry with coffee. ¬†You drink coffee with¬†breakfast. ¬†So naturally a pastry like this strudel should be eaten for¬†breakfast. ¬†(Take that logic!) ¬†I‚Äôm a chocoholic so maybe you can’t go by me.¬† This is not meant to be a big debate.¬† If you make this strudel, you can eat it whatever time of the day you want.¬† ūüôā I can’t even begin to tell you …

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Giant Blueberry Hand Pie

Is it bad when your laziness¬†is the inspiration for a recipe? My husband has been after me to make my Strawberry Hand Pies¬†again.¬† The last crumb of those wasn’t even gone and he was already putting in his request.¬† That made me happy because I knew I had a real winner of a recipe. Here’s the¬†clincher…¬† Even though the strawberry hand pies are crazy delicious, they are¬†a pain in the butt to make… at least for me.¬† The steps are actually quite easy, but the perfectionist in me takes it to a whole other level (and not a good one).¬† …

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Cinnamon Rolls

Guys, I couldn’t be more excited to share today’s recipe with you… seriously excited, like you just told a kid they’re going to Disney World kind of excited. ¬†I’ll refrain from the screams and eeks, but I’m telling you right now that this is¬†absolutely¬†my favorite recipe this year so far. My husband is the brains behind this creation¬†so I’ll happily turn it over to him. ¬†Excuse me while I grab my fat pants. If preparing to make this recipe has taught me anything, it’s that cinnamon roll recipes are as widely varied as they are a pain in the butt …

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Strawberry Hand Pies

Being a perfectionist is a lot of work.¬† I’ve made these strawberry¬†hand pies twice now.¬† Why?¬† Not because they are mad delicious (which of course they are) and I want to make¬†them for everyone I know (which I do because they get amazing reviews).¬† Instead it was because I wasn’t happy with the photographs.¬†¬†I seriously need to take a chill pill!¬† The¬†one good thing out of this whole ordeal is that my husband and I get to eat more¬†awesome¬†hand pies! Strawberry Hand Pies Recipe (Makes 9 hand pies) Note: ¬†This recipe requires 1 hour of chilling time. Ingredients for the …

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