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Hello, Pumpkin Cream Cheese Coffee Cake! Goodbye, PSL

Who’s ready for another delicious pumpkin-flavored fall recipe? One of the most fun things about baking with pumpkin is that it complements so many other fall flavors. Pumpkin and cinnamon, pumpkin and cream cheese, pumpkin and gingerbread—you really can’t go wrong! With that in mind, I came up with this delicious Pumpkin Cream Cheese Coffee Cake. It combines some of my very favorite flavors and textures: a tender, moist pumpkin cake topped with a velvety smooth cheesecake layer and a buttery, crisp cinnamon pecan streusel. It’s simple and straightforward to make, and comes out of the oven smelling divine!

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The Only Potato Dish You Need This Fall

Fall cooking—especially for Thanksgiving—is something I think about all year long. Only a couple of months after my boyfriend and I began dating in the spring of 2014, we were already planning our Thanksgiving menu, making lists and coordinating sweet and savory dishes to cook for our family and friends. You could say it was love. Continue reading

Bright and Sunny Spring Lemon Cake

I see the color begin to pop up from tulips, daffodils, and hyacinth and I can feel the earth waking up from its winter slumber. The warm sun beaming on my face is something I’m looking forward to. That’s one of the reasons living in Utah is great: I enjoy experiencing all of the seasons, no matter how short or long they may be. I have to have winter in order to fully appreciate spring when it comes.

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3(.14) Pies for Pi Day

It’s not every day you can eat dessert in the name of mathematics…but today you can. Because on the 14th day of March each year, pi has its moment in the sun. The digits of this mathematical constant are recited in schoolrooms across the nation (well, some of the digits), songs sung about its discoverers (I’m not even joking) and, of course, slices shared of that most fabulous of all circular desserts—pie! It’s a fun holiday, any way you slice it.

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Bunny Cakes and Beyond: Our 7 Cutest Easter Desserts

Some may ask, “Why bother with a cute Easter dessert when chocolate bunnies and creme-filled eggs are so plentiful?” Listen, the truth is that they’re just…not…cute enough! Chocolate bunnies are sweet…but they’re so predictable. And so I bring you cupcakes that are too pretty to go unnoticed. Rainbow cakes that are equal parts daring and darling. Bunny cakes that command attention with their eye-catching adorableness. Easter is an opportunity for total cuteness overload. And with these seven recipes, that’s exactly what you’ll deliver!

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