This GIANT sugar cookie is perfection.  It has a soft, buttery center and it’s topped with fluffy buttercream icing. Plus, it’s totally customizable depending on what you want–peppermint? Almond? Lemon? Orange? Sure! Feel free to play around with flavorings, citrus zests, and fun toppings.  This recipe makes one giant cookie approximately 9-inches in diameter. A…

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This recipe makes one giant Chocolate Crinkle Cookie!  It has that signature crackly top and a fudgy center. (*Note- this recipe has been slightly tweaked from the ebook version, if you’re making it today, use the recipe here in this blog post while we update the ebook!)  You can find this recipe, along with 9…

Giant Chocolate Crinkle Cookie
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This GIANT ginger cookie is perfection: Buttery crisp edges and a soft and chewy center with signature crackling throughout. It takes just one bowl and a few minutes to whip up and makes one single giant cookie about 9-10″ in diameter! We love gifting these in blank pizza boxes throughout the holiday season! This is…

giant gingersnap cookie!
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So 2020 has kind of sucked all the way around in a lot of ways for a lot of people, but truly, one of the highlights of this year for both Sara and me was seeing people coming together during the spring and making our giant cookies as part of our Giant Cookie Bake-Along! Welllll,…

Candy Cane Chocolate Chip Cookie!
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We’re thrilled to be bringing you another stunning recipe, featuring AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate- and offering an amazing giveaway as well! You all already know that we love this chocolate because we share a love with the brand of both Baking and American History. This holiday season, AMERICAN HERITAGE Chocolate has partnered with Chef Justin Cherry,…

American heritage Chocolate Bundt Cake
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It was the Pioneer Woman, Ree Drummond, who started the craze of Crash Hot Potatoes in the US, but Ree herself credits Australian food writer Jill Dupleix with this brilliant creation.  Essentially, they are small potatoes that are cooked, smashed, and then roasted in the oven with oil.  The result is an amazing combination of…

Crash Hot Potatoes
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Um, hi. It’s me. Kate. Your long-lost food blogger friend. And guess what. It’s my birthday. The big 4-0. I am forty. It’s fine. I’m fine. Actually, honestly, I really am. My thirties were a doozie of highs and lows. I’m not naïve enough to believe that will magically get better when I turn 40,…

kate's birthday giveaway
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CLICK HERE to get your copy of Gifts From the Kitchen! The other day in my teacher group chat, everyone basically decided that we are going to celebrate Christmas early. Time to bust out the decorations, play the festive songs, spread a little joy. Of course, because it’s 2020, I’m quarantined (for exposure, not because…

Gifts from the Kitchen cover
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For all of you who are making the big Thanksgiving turkey or thinking of making the turkey or dreaming of making the turkey, this one’s for you–the OBB turkey that people fall in love with year after year. We know that Thanksgiving is not the time when people generally go and start experimenting with other peoples’ recipes….

Kate's Thanksgiving Turkey
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I feel like it’s been awhile since we talked. I want to ask you how you are, but that feels trite in this strange 2020 world. But. How are you? I’m fine, fine, it’s fine, everything’s fine. Even though it still kind of feels like Janumarchtember, I guess Christmas is coming or something and you…

kate's favorite things 2020
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Is Pumpkin Alfredo the new PSL?  I developed this recipe and photographed it months ago in anticipation of fall and I feel like I’m seeing it everywhere now!  Either way, it’s DELICIOUS and a fun recipe to add to your fall rotation.  Pumpkin itself is very mild so it really adds some color, texture and…

Pumpkin alfredo
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This homemade Poppyseed Dressing is an all-time favorite, especially for dressing up a spinach salad or your favorite sweet and savory combinations. A little check-in Oh, hey, y’all. Anyone ready to yell “uncle” on 2020? I’m over it. Sara said a few weeks ago (legit don’t actually remember how long ago that actually was because…

poppyseed dressing
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