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PB&J Crumb Bars

PB&J Crumb Bars Strawberry Jam Filling3 ¾ cups 1 ½ pounds frozen sliced strawberries, thawed1/3 cup granulated sugar1 tablespoon plus ...
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Mixed Berry Cobbler

Mixed Berry Cobbler 3 ¼ cups all-purpose flour¼ teaspoon salt1 ½ tablespoons baking powder¼ cup granulated sugar, (plus more for ...
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Cold Brew Tiramisu

Cold Brew Tiramisu 1 ¾ cups cold brew coffee ((or up to ¼ cup more if needed to soak lady ...
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Lady Fingers

Lady Fingers Makes approximately 4 dozen 6 egg yolks2/3 cup granulated sugara pinch of salt1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract1 cup ...
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Hamburger Buns

Hamburger Buns Makes 12 buns/rolls 3 cups all-purpose flour1 cup white whole wheat flour1 ¼ teaspoons Kosher salt2 ½ tablespoons ...
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Sized “Just Right” Chocolate Cake

Sized “Just Right” Chocolate Cake 5 ½ tablespoons unsalted butter, (softened)1 cup minus two tablespoons granulated sugar1 large egg½ teaspoon ...
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Chocolate Italian Buttercream

Chocolate Italian Buttercream 1 ¼ cups granulated sugar, (divided)¼ cup plus 1 tablespoon water7 large egg whites, (room temperature)¾ teaspoon ...
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Coconut Cashew Chocolate Tart

Coconut Cashew Chocolate Tart Crust1 ¾ cups whole cashews¼ cup plus 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar, (packed)4 tablespoons unsalted butter, ...
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Good Morning Cookies

Good Morning Cookies 2 cups old fashioned oats1 ¼ cups white whole wheat flour1 cup all-purpose flour1 cup Grape Nuts ...
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Espresso Almond Biscotti

Espresso Almond Biscotti 3 ½ cups all-purpose flour1 cup white whole wheat flour2 teaspoons baking powder½ teaspoon baking soda½ teaspoon ...
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Strawberry Lemon Curd Tart

Strawberry Lemon Curd Tart Crust1 ½ cups all-purpose flour1/3 cup confectioner’s sugar½ cup (1 stick) cold, unsalted butter, cut into ...
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Lemon Curd Made With Whole Eggs

Lemon Curd Made With Whole Eggs 2 large eggs½ cup granulated sugar5 tablespoons unsalted butter, (softened)1/4 cup lemon juiceZest from ...
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Lemon Curd Made With Egg Yolks

Lemon Curd Made With Egg Yolks 5 egg yolks½ cup plus 2 tablespoons granulated sugar6 tablespoons lemon juice4 tablespoons (½ ...
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Chocolate Raspberry Tart

Chocolate Raspberry Tart Chocolate Crust1 cup all-purpose flour¼ cup granulated sugar3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder, (plus more for dusting work ...
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Giant Strawberry Lemon Muffins

Giant Strawberry Lemon Muffins 2 cups all-purpose flour2 teaspoons baking powder½ teaspoon salt½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened1 cup ...
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Giant Figgy Ham and Cheese Pie

Giant Figgy Ham and Cheese Pie 1 recipe Chef Gail Sokol’s Flaky Pie Crust for a 2 crust pie1 ½ ...
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Onion Fig Jam

Onion Fig Jam ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil2 cups or 1 large red onion, (thinly sliced)½ cup thinly sliced ...
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Flaky Pie Crust

Flaky Pie Crust 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour½ teaspoon Kosher salt¼ teaspoon baking powder16 tablespoons (2 sticks) unsalted butter, cold ...
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Torrone

Torrone 2 ½ cups granulated sugar¾ cup plus 2 tablespoons light corn syrup½ cup plus 1 tablespoon water1 ¾ cups ...
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Mother’s Day Spring Cookie Flowers

Mother’s Day Spring Cookie Flowers 1/2 cup or 1 stick unsalted butter, (softened)1/4 cup packed brown sugar1 teaspoon water1 cup ...
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