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Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Muffins by Baker Becky

There are a few things that most people know about me: I love my boys more than anything in the world, there is no food better than mashed potatoes, red wine is a gift from above and.....I do NOT like the heat! This past week we had 4 days straight with temps over 100 degrees (most of them 107). This may not sound so bad to most of…

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Truffle Brownies

Truffle Brownies by Baker Becky

I guess I disappeared again....sorry it's been so long! I graduated from college in May, moved and had a couple of vacations, so I've not been able to really focus on the blog. I'm hoping all of that will change and I can get my creative juices flowing again!I was asked by a client to make something fun for an event and I knew the…

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Peanut Butter Cookies (Gluten Free)

Peanut Butter Cookies (Gluten Free) by Baker Becky

Over the years I've gotten requests from clients for gluten free baked goods. I always feel really bad that I have to answer no but the truth is, I don't like to sell anything that I feel isn't my best. All of those rice flours, quinoa flours, and oat flours scare me because I don't know if I can make them taste as good the wheat…

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Lemon Poppyseed Scones

Lemon Poppyseed Scones by Baker Becky

Quick post...I am back into the full force of things with school and I haven't had a chance to do much baking. School is going well....actually, school is fantastic!!! I love my mentor, I love all of my teachers, I love lab time where we work on projects and learn hands-on! I can't even describe how wonderful this program is and…

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Banana Nut Bread (and maybe a little procrastinating too)

Banana Nut Bread (and maybe a little procrastinating too) by Baker Becky

Do you ever have one of those days? Oh wait....I need to tell you what type of day it is. I have a list a mile long of things to do! No really....I'm not exagerating....it really is a mile long. Ok....I'm exagerating a little bit....but it feels like it's a mile long. I have work stuff, school stuff, house cleaning stuff, more…

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Dulce de Leche Brownies

Dulce de Leche Brownies by Baker Becky

My busy, busy, busy life is starting up again! I am starting the second semester (of 4) in the Interpreter Preparation Program at Ohlone College in Fremont. As if this isn't exciting enough, I also started working with my first mentor, the culinary arts instructor at California School for the Deaf in Fremont. This semester is…

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Cream Puffs

Cream Puffs by Baker Becky

About 6 years ago I took a French Patisserie baking course through a local cooking school. I learned to make puff pastry, baba au rhum, palmiers and pâte à choux. Since that time I have only ever made a pâte à choux for gougères one time. All those hours in a classroom and I haven't done a thing with it!For those of you who are not…

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Dark Chocolate Milano Cookies

Dark Chocolate Milano Cookies by Baker Becky

I don't think my children have any clue that I am not your average Mom. They seem to think that all kids go to their Mom's and say "hey, can you make homemade poptarts?" "Mom, can we have homemade twinkies?" "can you pleeeeeease make homemade cinnamon rolls?" Really....do all kids do this? And if they do....do all Mom's say "sure,…

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Chocolate Ice Cream

Chocolate Ice Cream by Baker Becky

Pull your ice cream machine out again because this is the BEST CHOCOLATE ICE CREAM EVER! No joke....all chocolate ice cream has been ruined for me....I will have to make this when I am in need of a chocolate fix!This recipe is from Ghiradelli so I actually used a Ghiradelli dark chocolate bar (70%) chopped and melted in the cream and…

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Salted Caramel Butter Bars

Salted Caramel Butter Bars by Baker Becky

I pinned this recipe quite a while ago and then completely forgot to make them....I'm not sure how anyone could forget to make caramel bars....but I did. Luckily I eventually remembered that I wanted to try them because these are sooooo goooooood! Be warned....these are not diet bars. There is a pound of butter in them but that is…

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