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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bars

These Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bars are rich and decadent. A fudgy pumpkin chocolate chip base is topped with a creamy cheesecake layer studded with more chocolate chips. When I’m craving a brownie and no one’s home to help me eat them, I go through the drive through at Kneaders Bakery and buy just one… 

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Funeral Potatoes – A Cheesy Hash Brown Casserole

Funeral potatoes are the perfect comfort food – a hot,  creamy, cheesy, delicious, hash brown casserole with a crispy, salty topping that feeds a crowd.  I was recently asked to bring funeral potatoes to a luncheon for a sweet family in my neighborhood after a beautiful service for their loved one. A few days after the luncheon… 

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Chocolate Chip Coconut Oatmeal Bar Cookies with Dried Cherries and M&Ms

Thick, rich, chewy bar cookies bursting with delicious add-ins — oatmeal, dried cherries, chocolate chips, coconut, and plain M&Ms.  Recently, we went out to dinner with our wonderful backdoor neighbors. While we were waiting for our meals to arrive, they asked about my blog, what I was baking, and told me how much they enjoy the treats I… 

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Pasta Carbonara

Spaghetti in a rich, creamy sauce made from beaten eggs, freshly grated cheese, and chopped bacon. It’s a simple, quick, easy-to-make meal, but luscious and sophisticated all at the same time. In downtown Salt Lake City there’s a restaurant, The Copper Onion, that makes the best Pasta Carbonara I’ve ever eaten. Since I don’t make… 

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Chocolate Zucchini Bread Bites

Zucchini bread made with silky smooth Dove dark chocolate, baked in little bite size servings and glaze with more luscious dark chocolate. A rich, decadent way to eat your veggies.  This is the last of three recipes that I created for DOVE Chocolate this summer using Dove Silky Smooth Dark Chocolate.  If you missed the first two recipes, Easy Brownie Cake Pops and Chocolate… 

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From Freezer to Crock to Table ebook Giveaway

If you love cooking in your slow cooker, this post is for you. My friend and fellow Utah food blogger, Karen from 365 Days of Slow Cooking, is selling a new eBook that will help you get dinner on the table in a flash. There are 10 slow cooker recipes and each one is made twice,… 

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Bananas La Maison

Sweet sliced bananas bathed in heavy cream and dressed up with brown sugar and toasted hazelnuts.  When I wrote my Oregon RV Trip post a couple weeks ago, I mentioned a little restaurant in Newport, Oregon where we ate breakfast one morning, La Maison. Before they bring you your breakfast order, they serve you a custard cup filled with bananas and… 

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Strawberry Cheesecake Pots

Rich, creamy no-bake cheesecake that comes together in a flash in your blender or food processor. The cheesecake is blended with juicy strawberries then layered on toasted graham cracker crumbs, topped with more juicy strawberries, and a dollop of whipped cream with a strawberry on top.  Today is National Cheesecake Day! I’ve joined together with… 

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Key Lime Pound Cake

A sweet, moist, dense key lime pound cake drizzled with a tart key lime glaze. A delicious Southern twist to a traditional pound cake. Today’s post is my first post as part of a virtual progressive dinner. Every month on the last Tuesday of the month, I’ll join with a eleven other great food bloggers and participate… 

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Chocolate Covered Key Lime Cheesecake Bites

Tart, smooth and creamy lime cheesecake squares with a sweet, crumbly graham cracker crust covered in silky smooth dark chocolate. Perfect to serve at your next summer get-together with family & friends. There’s a little Key Lime Shoppe in Key West, Florida that sells Chocolate-Dipped Key Lime Pie on a stick. It’s a heavenly treat,… 

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