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Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Chocolate Zucchini Bread and Summer Zucchini Excess

Chocolate Zucchini Bread is one of the best things we associate with a bumper crop of zucchini. Chocolate and zucchini? Yes, it’s one of summer’s best-kept secrets. You can feed your family zucchini all summer long, as long as there’s chocolate involved. Summer Zucchini Excess Zucchini is one of those garden crops that, if it’s […]

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Apple Spice Cake with Pumpkin Frosting

Sometimes your kids have great ideas, without you even realizing. That’s basically the story behind this Apple Spice Cake with Pumpkin Frosting. Long story short: Kid came up with the idea; described it to me; I told him it didn’t sound like it would work; he wanted to make it anyway… it turned out great. […]

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Celebrate Birthdays with Cake and Netflix

It’s birthday month, which means there’s lots to celebrate… and there’s plenty of cake to eat. Whose birthday? Well, mine for starters…but also almost everyone else’s. (September is apparently the most popular month for all birthdays. Nine of the top 10 days to give birth fall between Sept. 9 and Sept. 20.) Our pals at […]

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California Orange Olive Oil Cake

Can we call these the “dog days” of winter? It’s a little dreary outside and the cold has been dragging on for just a little bit too long. Right about now we need just a little spritz of something bright and cheery. Enter the orange: winter’s cheeriest ball of sunshine, becoming ripe and sweet just […]

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When you slice into this chocolate cake, there's a heart-shaped surprise inside! Plus - no artificial coloring; only beet juice.

Heart Surprise Cake for Valentine’s Day

Surprise cakes are popping up everywhere. Whether they’re gender reveal cakes or cakes with flowers, letters, numbers, or symbols hidden inside, it seems like there are a lot of things in your cakes these days. That’s why, for Valentine’s Day, you’ll be right on the cutting edge if you make this Heart Surprise Cake – […]

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celery carrot cake

Celery Carrot Tea Cake Recipe

Celery…for dessert?!? What are you up to this time, Jolly Tomato? Why, Celery Carrot Tea Cake, of course. (It’s true, we have a tendency to put green things in desserts, like Kale Brownies or Green Cake. But there’s enough sugar and butter in all of these treats so that they don’t taste overly vegetable-y. Why […]

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