Pumpkin Cheesecake

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The minute I scaled down cheesecake to serve two people and made those mini New York cheesecakes, my mind started spinning with ideas for variations.  Since it’s Pumpkin month (I guess some people call it October, to each his own), pumpkin cheesecake with maple whipped cream had to be made. The crust is effortless:  drop […]

Sticky Buns (easy!)

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I pulled these sticky buns together in less than 15 minutes one Sunday morning.  Yes, really! After a quick 25 minutes in the oven, they were ready.  Ooey, gooey and exactly what I wanted in my belly with a cup of coffee.   The hardest part of this recipe was remembering to take the dough out […]

French Macarons (with Nutella)

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I bet this Texas girl would have never had the chance to taste a French macaron unless she moved to California.  Trends seem to take their time creeping down South, sometimes never making it at all.  There’s nothing wrong with that, but after taking one bite of a macaron, I don’t think I could have […]

Margarita Pie

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My friends would tell you that I have an annoying habit:  anytime someone mentions a margarita, I will always chime in and say “the frozen margarita was invented in Dallas!”  Every.single.time.  I can’t resist informing anyone who’ll listen that the most delicious cocktail was created in my home town.  I’m so proud.  In fact, I’ve […]

S’mores Cupcakes

I feel like I am the last person to offer a riff on s’mores.  Are cupcakes even still trendy?  No matter, I’m sharing s’mores cupcakes with y’all today because they are delicious—sticky, but very delicious.  These soft chocolate cupcakes have chunks of graham crackers scattered throughout and brûléed marshmallow fluff that oozes down your fingers.  […]