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Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes

Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes

Strawberry season! Big, fat, juicy and dirt, dirt cheap. I intended to bring strawberry cupcakes to a get-together but then I walked passed big, fat, juicy lemons. Not for sale, but still big. Fat. Juicy! I needed lemonade! And lemony cupcakes! I switched from strawberry cupcakes with cream cheese frosting to lemon cupcakes with strawberry [...]

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Grouper with Garlic-Lemon Butter Sauce

Grouper with Garlic-Lemon Butter Sauce

I love daylight savings – it’s still daylight at supper time! With a 7 week old, I don’t even miss that hour of sleep. With a 7 week old, I also don’t have loads of free time to hang out and play in the kitchen. Or do laundry. Or wear matching socks, apparently. If it’s [...]

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The World’s Best Baked Shrimp Scampi

Baked Shrimp Scampi

The best. In the whole wide world. And I mean it. My husband used to be far less adventurous with the range of foods that he was willing to try. When we met, he lived on a tried-and-true diet of Red Baron’s Sausage & Pepperoni, Stouffer’s Lasagna, and Buitoni cheese tortellini with Prego and ground [...]

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Pink Lemonade Madeleines

Lemon-Glazed Madeleines

When I approached my husband with my Labor Day dessert idea, he responded enthusiastically. “I’ve been thinking that pink lemonade sounds really good lately.” Who knew? We’ve done pink lemonade in dessert form around here before. The Aunt Sandy-ish recipe for Pink Lemonade Cupcakes has been the most popular recipe on my site since I [...]

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Lemon Glazed Madeleines

Lemon Glazed Madeleines

There are very few things for which I’d sacrifice a rare, humidity-free, absolutely gorgeous spring evening in Texas. Dessert with one of my favorite cookbook authors-slash-bloggers, David Lebovitz, is one of them. I consider myself a fairly good wife. I cook like a mutha’. I love sports and wield a mean shotgun in Halo 3. [...]

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