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Blood Orange Curd with White Cake by FamilySpice.com

A Touch of Sweet: Blood Orange Curd

I know what my husband is thinking. His least favorite holiday is just around the corner. Of course, in all honesty, I doubt Valentine’s Day has even crossed his mind. Not that I am throwing the hubby under the bus. We do not really celebrate Valentine’s Day, although last year he surprised me with flowers. […]

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How to Bake with Olive Oil by FamilySpice.com

How to Bake with Olive Oil

I love baking with butter. I love the smell, flavor and texture butter gives to cakes, cookies and pies. But, the fat and calories can scare even a healthy, skinny person away. I have spent the past year, baking with extra-virgin olive oil. I’ve used olive oil in just about every possible baked treat with […]

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Caramel Apple Bundt Cake by FamilySpice.com

Autumn Flavors: Caramel Apple Bundt Cake

  We are anxiously awaiting for fall weather to hit San Diego – not that we are in a rush, as we only recently experienced summer weather. But, I suppose I’m in the Autumn Mood, since I have seen pumpkins and Halloween crap decorations in the stores since July! Pinterest is full of pumpkin recipes, halloween […]

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A White Rose Cake for the DailyBuzz Moms 9×9

I have often shared with you how I could live forever in a garden filled with flowers. Despite my allergies towards these often breath-taking beauties, I absolutely adore flowers. When I got married, my bouquet was simple: an elegant bunch of purple calle lilies, my favorite bud. Since then, I’ve added hydrangeas, camelias and my […]

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Saffron & Raisin Pound Cake and a Giveaway!

As I have mentioned time and time again on my blog, I do not consider myself a baker. I do not have the training or second sense when it comes to baking. Nor, do I have the patience to meticulously decorate my baked creations. I gravitate towards simpler desserts, where a primary ingredient gets all […]

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Silky Vanilla Pastry Cream with Sponge Cake

I love to cook. Isn’t that obvious? I have a cooking blog, so therefore I love to cook, right? This means I have an overabundance of cooking magazines in my house, recipe clippings I’ve snuck out of magazines from doctor offices and a vast collection of cookbooks to turn to. And then there are my […]

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