baking and breads

Pear and Plum Puff Pastry Tart with Blue Cheese

by heidi October 21, 2014
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So much for the peaches I’ve been hoarding in my crisper. Those babies sadly saw the heave-ho, because while they looked blushed and perfectly ripe on the outside, the inside told a very different story. So much for saving the best for last. But they made way for another farmer’s market […]

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Apple Blondies with Cinnamon Almond Streusel

by heidi September 30, 2014
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Things around here have floated back into a familiar groove. Smudge is back in school so sleeping in is saved for the weekends and random mommy daughter excursions during the day have come to a halt. The one thing that stays constant is my little girl’s request for an after […]

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Pesto Pizza with Fresh Tomatoes and Mozzarella and Perfect Pizza at Home

by heidi August 7, 2014
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I’m a visual learner. I’m the original demographic for DIY and how-to videos. Lucky for me, and others like me, there’s Craftsy. This post is part of my on-going partnership with Craftsy, to share what I’ve learned from their online classes. This time around we’re talking and teaching pizza. And […]

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Crushing on The Vanilla Bean Blog and Raspberry Cacao Nib Sugar Buns

by heidi August 5, 2014
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Reading other people’s blogs is a voyeuristic experience. It transports us into the living rooms and lives of people we’ve never met and offers an intimate glance into their daily routines and states of mind. Even better, reading other people’s food blogs transports us into their kitchens and Sarah Kieffer’s The […]

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The Berry Best Four Berry Pie Recipe

by heidi July 24, 2014
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If you live in the great state of Utah, you know that today,  the 24th of July, carries nearly the same celebratory weight as the King of patriot days, July 4th.  It’s the day Utahns celebrate statehood with parades, fireworks and a nod to the pioneers who walked thousands of miles […]

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