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the greatest chocolate chip cookie you’ll ever have

Yup, you read that right. This cookie (and its dough, if you're a daredevil like me and risk the salmonella) is guaranteed to rock your world. It's my tried and true, my favorite, and my formerly secretive recipe. It's my recipe my dad asks me NOT to make so he doesn't feel compelled to eat all two dozen.… Continue reading the greatest chocolate chip cookie you’ll ever have

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breakfast monster cookies

I have been in a breakfast rut. Breakfast is usually one of my favorite meals because it's my little piece of quiet before my loud and busy days begin. I am one of those people that will wake up earlier than needed just to have breakfast. I love rolling out of bed, lazily drinking a… Continue reading breakfast monster cookies

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bake-over: how to spruce up a boxed cake mix

My favorite thing to do for my friends' birthdays is to bake them a cake. Selfishly, it gives me an excuse to bake. But I truly love the whole tradition of lighting candles, singing happy birthday, and then cutting into a big cake and passing out all the delicious pieces. Life is busy though and… Continue reading bake-over: how to spruce up a boxed cake mix

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s’mores bites

Warning: you won't be able to eat just one. This recipe is the classic combination of honey graham crackers, creamy milk chocolate, and sweet gooey marshmallows. And although it's not made over a cozy campfire, these little bites still manage to be crowd favorites. S'more bites are also probably the easiest dessert to make too!… Continue reading s’mores bites

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pumpkin maple scones

Happy first day of fall! Hands down, fall is my favorite season. Fall encourages community - from football tailgates, to Thanksgiving potlucks, to catching up with a good friend over a pumpkin spice latte. Not to mention, fall is just one big build up to Christmas Day!! So on this scorching 91°F "fall" day, I… Continue reading pumpkin maple scones

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grandma muffins

Do any of you have special names for your grandparents? Little Caroline couldn't quite nail the pronunciation of the word "grandmother" and ever since the name Munner has stuck. I adore my Munner. Growing up, I spent a lot of time with her playing make-believe beauty salon, solving daily crosswords, and creating delicious things in… Continue reading grandma muffins