Tag Archives: vanilla extract

Vanilla Waffles

We enjoy waffles for a leisurely weekend breakfast. Leisurely is the key word. If you only have time for toaster “waffles” or are accustomed to the flavor of Bisquick, then this recipe is not for you. For the rest of … Continue reading

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Coconut Cake

We saw this recipe in a local newspaper and decided to make this our Easter dessert. The recipe is attributed to Kim Ode at the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Here is the link. We thought the cake was delicious, and everyone … Continue reading

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Salted Caramel and Vanilla Baked Cheesecake

The itinerant baker in the family is home from college, so she forced her way into our kitchen and made this cheesecake, then forced us to eat for Christmas Eve dinner! Seriously, we welcome her presence in our kitchen, and … Continue reading

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Banana Bread

Here is a nice variation on the traditional banana bread. We like the texture of this banana bread, which can sometimes crumble as you slice it. This banana bread holds together well. Of course, it also contains chocolate chips, and … Continue reading

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Chocolate Satin Pie

This recipe comes from a long-time family friend, Robin Sorenson. We have enjoyed this pie at her home, and she was kind enough to share it with us. Robin says the recipe originated in a recipe from Byerly’s, now part … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies

We don’t have anyone in our family who has to eat gluten-free, but we’ve found there are superb recipes in this category, and we wanted to try this one. The author of this cookie recipe is Bill Broyles from Callahan, … Continue reading

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White Chocolate Raspberry Truffle Cheesecake

This was the third and final cheesecake prepared at our recent party. As noted before, the recipes are supposed to be in the style of the Cheesecake Factory, but the website address for the recipe is not the official Cheesecake … Continue reading

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