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Desserts Family Recipes

Tom’s Popcorn Cake

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Since Father’s Day was this last weekend and I show love in food, I wanted to make my father-in-law one of his favorite cakes, Popcorn Cake. It’s a super easy and quick cake, so if you aren’t a baker but love sweets this one is for you! This recipe is one of my mother-in-law’s ole’ standby recipes. She gets all the glory for this creative solution to cake!  I shared this cake on Snapchat (you can find me at jenlynndewey) and…

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Dakota Kuchen

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If you think back to when you used to visit grandma’s house as a child, I am sure grandma always had some special kind of dessert for you. Whether it be some sort of cookie, brownie, or cake. For children who grew up in Germans from Russia households, that special treat is kuchen, pronounced “ku-gen”, which is the German word for cake. Kuchen is a rich custard dessert with fruit poured into a sweet dough for the crust.  Kuchen is…

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Desserts Family Recipes

Nonny’s Cheesecake

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Well since last week I shared a recipe from my grandma Betty, I figured this week I would round things out and share a recipe from my Nonny. I don’t really know how or why we started calling my Dad’s mom Nonny. But that is what we all called her. Even people that weren’t in our family called her Nonny. Nonny and I were very close. I spent nearly every summer as a kid at her house. She lived up…

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Recipes What I've Been Cooking

What I’ve Been Cooking…

If you follow me via Twitter or Facebook it’s no surprise to you that I regularly share the food I make. I love food. I love cooking food. I love finding new combinations of food. I love trying new things. I am constantly looking in magazines, online, Pinterest, and my old cookbooks for new things to add to my list of favorites! I guess since I am always sharing about food on social media, people use me as a source…

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