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Sugar Bowl Bakery: Mini Palmiers Review

Sugar Bowl Bakery: Mini Palmiers – Review + Giveaway

As I have mentioned in other reviews, I watch many cooking shows and baking shows. Lately I have seen these heart shaped cookies that have a look of buttery goodness.

As it turns out the cookies that I was seeing are called “Palmiers” and  Sugar Bowl Bakery has made their own Mini Palmiers that I had the opportunity to try.

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Holiday Giveaway: Eat Dutch Waffles -8 Pack with Tin

Win a 8 pack of Eat Dutch Waffles in a Decorative Tin

The season of out of town visitors and early morning are upon us, along with long conversation over a cup of tea or coffee. One of my favorite things to have with coffee and tea is the Dutch Stroopwaffel. The Stroopwaffel is a waffle cookie that is chewy, and syrup flavored.

To make your mornings and gatherings more tasty one person will win a Decorative Tin full of Traditional Eat Dutch Waffles Stroopwaffel’s.

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Dancing Deer Baking Co: Baked Holiday Treats and Delicious Gifts

Baked Holiday Treats and Delicious Gifts from Dancing Deer Baking Co. + a Giveaway

 

Sometimes gift giving can be an emotional rollercoaster. There are many things to consider such as the type of git, the recipient and the message behind the gift. Recently my husband started a new job and with the holidays are approaching we are already thinking of gift giving to a couple of co-workers that have made the transition.

Since  we are still getting to know these people so I have started looking for gifts that would be appropriate yet thoughtful. Earlier in the year I did a review for Dancing Deer Baking Co, and as it happens they also have a wide selection of baked treats that would make great gifts!

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Marlo’s Bakeshop: Gluten-Free Banana Bread Soft+Baked Biscotti

Marlo’s Bakeshop: Gluten-Free Banana Bread Soft-Baked Biscotti Review + Giveaway

Confession time – I love bread. While I love all kinds of bread, banana bread has always been the top of the list as my favorite. The day I learned I could make my own banana bread was a revelation, and no doubt changed my life. One of my favorite times to have a slice of banana bread is with a cup of tea, so when I learned that there was a biscotti version from Marlo’s Bakeshop of my beloved bread, I had to try it.

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Goodie Girl Cookies: Fudge Stripe and Caramel Apple Review

Goodie Girl Cookies: Fudge Stripe and Caramel Apple Review + Giveaway

If you are a regular reader, the name Goodie Girl will not be foreign to you. I came upon Goodie Girl when I was starting out and they quickly became one of my favorites quickly. Since that time I have had the opportunity to try each flavor of cookies, and this newest review was no different. When we indulge in cookies, we tend to go for the cookies that taste good and Goodie Girl Cookies never disappoint.

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Munchpak Snacks: Monthly Snacks from Around the World Review

Take a Snack Journey with MunchPak –  Review & Giveaway

Since my hair had sustained a fair amount of abuse over the years, I am on a constant search for the right products that will restore my hair to its pre-perm glory. When I received an email that the previously only salon available MunchPak Snack Box was becoming widely available I knew I wanted to give it a try.

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Peaches & Petals Subscription Box: August 2017 Review

Peaches & Petals Subscription Box: August 2017 Review

With the hustle and bustle of the summer ending and school starting, it is easy to forget to take a moment for ourselves. When I received the August Peaches and Petals box was “Do you, Boo Boo'” which was a great way to remind people to take a moment for themselves.

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Enjoy Life Soft Baked and Crunchy Cookie Review

Enjoy Life Soft Baked & Crunchy Cookies Review and Giveaway

When ever I go to expo and food shows, one of the first things that I gravitate towards is the cookies.

As I have mentioned in the past I am a cookie monster and have met very few cookies that I do not like.

When I attended the Gluten Free and Allergen Friendly Expo I had the opportunity to walk through Enjoy Life Land by Enjoy Life Foods. The best way to describe the experience was it was like walking the yellow brick road with each step reminding walkers of the allergens that are not present in their products.

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Sugar Bowl Bakery Review

Sugar Bowl Bakery: Madeleines, Petite Brownies Bites and Apple Fritters Review + Giveaway

In our spare time, we watch a lot of baking shows, and I dream of making the concoctions, creations and decadent deserts. Since I am unable to make these delicious looking creations, I am forced to purchase them.

When I was approached by Sugar Bowl Bakery to try a couple of thier treats, I was immediately interested and my taste buds were excited. Sugar Bowl Bakery has been in business 25 years and is located almost 7 hours north of me, and despite distance, I am still able to try these treats.

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Dancing Deer Baking Company: Gluten Free Molasses Cookie Review

Dancing Deer Baking Co.: Gluten Free Molasses Cookie Review + Giveaway

There is a saying that references molasses that goes “slow as molasses in January”. While the origins of this saying date back to the Great Molasses Flood of January 15th of 1919, when over 2.5 million gallons of molasses from a 58 foot tank broke loose and caused a tidal wave of molasses of over 30 feet that tore the steel supports off the nearby elevated train structure.

Almost 100 years later, the term is stil used as is molasses. This simple by-product is made from refining sugarcane and/or sugar beets into sugar. The result is a slow pouring sweet syrup that when added to cookies, makes a chewy, sweet and delicious cookie.

When I recently received a press release that the Dancing Deer Baking Co had released a molasses cookie that was gluten free, I knew I wanted to give it a try.

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