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Sugar Cookies with Cardamom

Sugar cookies are the easiest to make but rather tasteless so I tweaked the recipe with a bit of cardmom and some homemade vanilla extract. A couple drops of almond extract add a nice flavor to the Royal Icing and doesn't muddle the cardamom flavor of the cookie. ...

Gingerbread Men Cookies without Molasses

Honey makes a terrific substitute as long as you use dark brown sugar which has a higher molasses content than light brown sugar. After making a couple sample batches of dough I'm really pleased with the flavor and color achieved with honey and dark brown sugar...these cookies are just like Mom made way back ...

Brownie Pops for Valentine’s Day

02.14.2012 · Posted in Holiday Recipes, Pies, Cakes & Cookies

This recipe is for my favorite brownie which is super moist and holds together when rolled into balls. You'll have to forgo the nuts in the batter though and use them on the outside. This brownie is incredibly chocolatey and the chocolate coating is thin enough to not overpower the cake's flavor. ...

Jammin with Local Fresh Produce in Rincon, Puerto Rico

Just look at this beautiful fruit from Rincon, Puerto Rico. The mango in the background weighs more than a pound and the avocados to the right of the mango weigh about 8 or 9 oz. The lemons and limes give you some idea of how big that mango and avocado are. ...