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pecans

Bread, Breakfast, Fancy

Dulce de Leche Crêpes

Crêpes for two! Crêpes pour deux! Who’s with me? I am a Francophile, through and through. My daughter’s name is of French origin, the only parenting books I’ve read are French, and I scarf down French food, wine, and cheese…

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Cookies and Bars

Mexican Wedding Cookies

Mexican Wedding Cookies (small batch recipe). When I hosted a giveaway last week, I made y’all tell me about your favorite holiday cookie. That was me secretly compiling information about which recipes to share next here on Dessert For Two….

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Candy, Pumpkin, Whiskey

Pumpkin Bourbon Balls

If you’ve never had a bourbon ball, it’s safe to say you’ve never spent the holidays in the South.  And for that, I’m sorry.  But but but, I’m here to remedy that.  Bourbon balls are easy to make (no baking…

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Cupcakes

Hummingbird Cupcakes

Hummingbird cupcakes with brown sugar cream cheese frosting. By now, you were probably hoping that I would have some things to say about our new home state of Kansas.  The truth is, I really don’t. Some days, I absolutely love it (the…

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Christmas, Cookies and Bars

Pecan Tassies

This is normally the time of year when I try to score good deals on plane tickets home for Christmas and Thanksgiving.  You would think that buying this early in advance would be cheaper, and it is, but only slightly….

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Fancy

Baklava, Southern style

Growing up, I had a friend who was Persian.  It was at his house that I got my first taste of saffron, emerald green pistachios that squeaked on your teeth, juicy Medjool dates that I wrongly assumed were soaked in…

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Candy, Chocolate Desserts for Two

Fantasy Fudge

Fantasy Fudge for two. The famous recipe, scaled down to make way less fudge! Have y’all heard of Fantasy Fudge?  It’s the recipe for fudge on the back of the marshmallow creme jar. Southerners have a strong affinity for recipes…

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Candy, Gluten Free

Honey Caramel Corn

Here’s a little something to enjoy on Halloween and keep your hands out of the candy bowl.  My mom frequently made this recipe when I was growing up with honey she bought from our neighbor.  As a kid, I used to…

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