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Strawberry Shortcake Biscuits with Coconut Whipped Cream

by evh April 4, 2017
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Strawberry Shortcake Biscuits with Coconut Whipped Cream ~ Spring is officially here and there’s a lot to celebrate. The weather is amazing in Texas right now, the roads are lined with gorgeous wild flowers, and it’s strawberry season ~ yippee! My oldest son just turned 11 –– holy moly ~ I am not sure how that […]

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Pumpkin Mummy Halloween Cookies

by evh October 20, 2015
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Pumpkin Mummy Cookies ~ They’re baaaaacccckkkk … muwwwwhahahahaha.   No really, these cookies are back on scene because well, it’s that time of year and these are a household favorite. A few years ago a friend of mine brought these little goodies to a fall party that we were having and they have been a […]

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Watermelon Mojito Popsicles

by evh May 11, 2015
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Watermelon Mojito Popsicles ~ Omgoodness, I am so excited. Yesterday, while headed home I saw my first roadside peach stand of the season ~ woo hoo! Summer produce is on it’s way in the fine state of Texas and that means fun new recipes and a little summer fever is creepin’ in. I admit when […]

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Strawberry, Green Tea + White Chocolate Cookies

by evh April 15, 2015
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Strawberry, Green Tea + White Chocolate Cookies ~ These cookies have been on my mind for a few weeks now –– every since strawberries hit the farmers markets around here –– and I finally got around to making a batch. The interwebs have been inundated with a LOT of green tea recipes most of which […]

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Dark Chocolate Cheese Cake Mousse Crepes

by evh February 10, 2015
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Dark Chocolate Cheese Cake Mousse Crepes ~ I apologize for the delay in posting during this last week but I bring you dark chocolate so … that’s ok, right? I haven’t posted as of late, not for lack of eating or drinking mind you … but, for being swamped with visitors and birthday parties galore […]

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Orange Oatmeal Scones with Almond Glaze

by evh January 26, 2015
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Orange Oatmeal Scones with Almond Glaze ~ There was a coffee shop that I used to frequent often on my way into work when I lived in Chicago, many years ago. It was the perfect place to stop along my morning journey,  for it had amazing house-roasted coffee and even better locally made pastries. There really […]

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Orange Cranberry Bread with White Chocolate Pecan Glaze

by evh December 9, 2014
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Orange Cranberry Bread with White Chocolate Pecan Glaze ~ This week I am all about Texas citrus. One, to hopefully keep everyone healthy this holiday season –– believe me, we’ve had those holidays where we all try to avoid that one sick kiddo coughing up a storm in the house (or worse!) and it’s no fun. […]

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Buttermilk Brandy Pecan Cake with Maple Cream Glaze

by evh November 10, 2014
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Buttermilk Brandy Pecan Cake with Maple Cream Glaze ~ Some days you just need a cake. Am I right? I guess it was all of the Halloween-ing that got me in the mood for a sweet treat, but a homemade one at that. I mean there’s only so much Halloween candy one can eat. Don’t […]

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Happiness Found: Cardamom Apple Pie

by evh September 24, 2014
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Cardamom Apple Pie ~ After having my second child, I have to admit I was scared. Ok, really, I was terrified. How would I manage? How would they get along? How could I possibly be responsible for not one but now two little beings? Leave it to mom to set my mind at ease –– […]

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Salted Dark Chocolate Pudding with {Convict Hill} Oatmeal Stout

by evh March 12, 2013
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Holy moly! I am not sure what happened between spring-ing forward, the kiddos starting spring break and the South By South West (AKA SX) mayhem kick-off –– some how I lost, not only an hour but, a full day – yikes. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE this time of year and the buzz of […]

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