APRICOT COBBLER

Apricot Cobbler

Fresh fruit is now showing up at the farmers’ markets and one of the fruits in season is apricots. I didn’t want to make my usual crisp and decided on an apricot cobbler. A quick look-see showed a recipe for

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LEMON BARS

Lemon Bars with Lavender Shortbread Crust

I adore lemon bars. They are so bright and refreshing and make the perfect summer dessert. I found a lemon bars (with shortbread crust) recipe on Sally’s Baking Addiction. The only change I made was to add some culinary lavender

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RHUBARB BREAD PUDDING

Rhubarb Bread Pudding

Rhubarb is starting to be plentiful in the stores and our tiny new rhubarb plant isn’t near ready to harvest. So that means the start of rhubarb everything. I recently made a rhubarb cream pie and just tried another old-school

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COCONUT ICING

Mounds Cake with Coconut Icing

For Easter dinner I had the inspiration (and craving) to make a Mounds Cake. Chocolate cake with heaps of coconut icing.  I found a recipe for the icing on Sally’s Baking Addiction. I chose it as it seemed to make

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