baking

Vegan Pumpkin Coconut Bread

November 24, 2012
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Hi there. Remember me? Is anybody reading this? My last post was exactly 4 months ago. So much has happened I don’t know where to start…

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TWD: Baking with Julia ~ Rugelach!

March 6, 2012
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Hello friends! I am back with my first post as a Tuesdays with Dorie member. This group will be baking from the cookbook Baking with Julia by Dorie Greenspan and this week’s recipe is rugelach. The dough is made with cream cheese and its filled with an apricot lekvar, chopped dried fruit, nuts and chocolate chips.

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#MuffinMonday: Triple Chocolate Muffins.

February 13, 2012
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I tried to get in the Valentine’s mood with this post. I haven’t made any cute heart shaped food this year [maybe I'll plan for next year's V's day] so this is all you will get from me *update: my friend Micaela just pointed out the heart shaped baked donuts I made yesterday. OOPS.* I think […]

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#baketogether: Caramelized onion olive oil bread.

January 31, 2012
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This idea for #baketogether hit me yesterday afternoon. With less than 48 hours to bake and post I thought I was going to miss it but as I told Abby a week ago, I wanted to join her in the first #baketogether challenge of the year. So glad I did. It was perfect since my […]

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Berry Lime Olive Oil Pound Cake Muffins [gluten-free]

January 30, 2012
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  I wanted to healthify and veganize this week’s #MuffinMonday recipe. I really did.

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Tangerine Cointreau Cake.

January 25, 2012
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Last Saturday I went to see the sakura [cherry blossoms] with my cousins. Sakuras only grow in Constanza and the trees are taken care of by the japanese community. We  went from Constanza to Jarabacoa  and brought home organic yuca, tangerines, sour oranges, chayotes, avocados and lots of watercress [check out this amazing watercress field!]

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Muffin Monday: Blueberry Muffins!

January 16, 2012
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So glad I could join #MuffinMonday bakers this week. Much love to Anuradha who makes this possible and takes care of the roundups week after week, check out her awesome baked goods on her blog BakerStreet

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Banana mini bundt cakes

January 13, 2012
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December was bundt baking month. I got a new bundt pan from Music Man [along with this pink beauty and other rad kitchen stuff] and for Christmas I got myself two more: medium and mini. The other day I saw a bunch of bananas with black spots on my counter and I knew it was the perfect […]

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Sugar, spice and everything nice!

December 11, 2011
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I made these cookies the next day Donna posted them on her blog. Some people I know don’t like gingerbread because of the molasses so this seemed like a great recipe to try. Even my little cousin who only likes my vanilla cookies tried them and said they were good. Picky eater approved :) 

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Muffin Monday: Chocolate Nutella Brownie Muffins!

December 5, 2011
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These muffins are so rich and decadent I would recommend for dessert instead of breakfast. Recipe calls for chopped pistachios which I substituted for chopped hazelnuts, I beautified them with some dulce de leche and a strawberry on top. As usual my sister was the taste tester along with the people who work at the […]

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