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Jamie a Food Blogger, Recipe Developer,& Picture Taker. My Baking Addiction was created in July of 2008 as a small blog where home bakers could access Jamie's techniques and recipes to improve their sweet treats. Her blog's popularity can be attributed to her food presentation, scrumptious photography, and her genuine love for baking, which shines through in every aspect of her website.
A homemade take on the famous pineapple martini at The Capital Grille, Stoli Doli is incredibly easy to make and easy to drink.
You guys know that I am not much of a drinker. Sure, I’ll have a drink here and there, and I have definitely been known to make infused vodkas as holiday gifts for friends, but I just don’t love a lot of alcoholic drinks.
But a few years ago, during a shopping trip with a friend, I discovered a drink that is smooth, refreshing, and downright delicious.
It was during my first dining experience at The Capital Grille that I tried the Stoli Doli. Let me tell you, if anything could change my opinion on cocktails, it would be this drink.
While the food at The Capital Grille was fantastic, the real star of the show came before my friend and I had ever taken a bite. The restaurant’s signature cocktail – the Stoli Doli – immediately stole our hearts.
After gushing to our server that night about how awesome it was, he convinced me to order just one more and spilled the details as to how this drink is made.
If you’re a lemon lover and have never made homemade lemon curd, print this recipe, head to the store, grab yourself a bunch of lemons, and get to making this microwave lemon curd.
While you’re at the store, be sure to also grab some vanilla bean ice cream, a cheesecake AND mini tart shells because you’re going to eating this sweet and tart spread on ALLTHETHINGS.
If you have never made lemon curd before, it’s a very basic process of heating eggs, butter, sugar, lemon juice and zest.
This combination of ingredients creates a thick, tart lemon spread that you’ll want to eat with a spoon. No shame here, I’m totally guilty of eating spoonfuls of the stuff with a little spray of whipped cream.
There are numerous methods for making lemon curd, but my absolute favorite way is in the microwave.
These Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies surround a creamy peanut butter filling with two peanut butter oatmeal cookies. Forget crumbly peanut butter cookies – you’ll love the chewy texture and peanut butter punch of these sweet sandwich cookies!
I don’t know what it is about spring, but our schedule seems insane right now. Well, let me rephrase that, Elle’s schedule is insane.
Between ballet recital rehearsals, piano, karate, and her neighborhood social life, this kid has a fuller Google calendar than my personal and work calendars combined.
If I’m being honest, we’re kind of in a chicken rut, so I picked up a new-to-me cookbook to find some quick and easy dinner inspiration. And let me tell you, the chicken lettuce wraps are our new favorite meal around here! Yes, another chicken recipe, but it is so good!
I’ve also not been super inspired in the cookie department because we’ve been so obsessed with these Chocolate Chip Cookies, so I decided to start whipping up some more of my old favorites, starting with these Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies.
Easy Strawberry Cupcakes use my favorite method for doctoring cake mix to make cupcakes that are bursting with strawberry flavor. Top them with strawberry buttercream for double the sweetness!
You guys, it’s been quite the start of a week.
I know I shouldn’t complain at all because we just got home from an amazing vacation in Boca Grande, Florida, but I seriously feel like I’m suffering from a vacation hangover.
I’m so freaking tired, I have pretty much zero motivation to cook, bake, or even work.
Napping. That’s pretty much what I have motivation for right now.
I blame it all on Ohio’s weather – rain, clouds and just all around blah-ness. Which is pretty much the complete opposite of the glorious weather we just experienced for two weeks.
If I’m being real, I haven’t even unpacked my suitcase. I kinda keep telling myself there’s realllllly no point because it’s 40 degrees in Ohio right now, so it’s not like a beach wardrobe is a necessity.
However, instead of napping, or binge watching something on Netflix, I’m trying to get our lives back into a routine.
Even my sweet babe is having a hard time getting back into the swing of things and has consistently begged me for just 5 more minutes every morning I’ve gotten her up for school.
Basically we’re all struggling around here.
When we are all on the struggle bus like this, I like to reach into my arsenal of easy recipes. Sometimes just the act of baking, even if it’s something simple like Easy Strawberry Cupcakes, can kick my butt back into gear.
Everyone can enjoy the best of what summer has to offer with these 12 gluten-free summer recipes! Whether you’re indulging in a slice of creamy key lime pie or a lemony blueberry scone, these baked goods feature some of summer’s best produce and will have everyone asking for more.
I will be the first to admit that gluten is something that features heavily in the majority of my recipes. But I also recognize that not everyone can eat gluten, but almost everyone still wants to be able to indulge in delicious baked goods every now and again.
I’ve shared quite a few gluten-free recipes throughout the years in an attempt to make sure that all of my readers have a little something they can enjoy.
I’ve been getting a number of requests for gluten-free recipes lately, so I thought I’d round up some of my favorite gluten-free summery baked goods just in time for the end of school and the change in weather.
We’ve got everything from tart key lime pie bars to sweet scones and cool, creamy cheesecake. Whether you’re looking for a dessert to take to a cookout or a weekend breakfast idea, I’ve got the recipe for you!
Homemade Lemon Bars are the quintessential spring dessert! You’ll love the shortbread crust and the tangy lemon filling of these classic lemon squares.
I don’t know what the weather is like where you live, but things have been crazy in Ohio. With temps varying almost 30 degrees from one day to the next, we’re pretty happy that we’ve been hanging out in sunny Florida for the past week.
I’ve mentioned before that we visit Gasparilla Island and the small town of Boca Grande a couple times per year. It’s become our very favorite vacation spot.
Let’s just say that if I had a vision board, this place would be front and center on it.
It’s seriously a life goal to retire here some day. Even though I don’t have a vision board, this is my way of throwing that goal out into the universe.
The weather on the little island is perfection. Sunny, blue skies coupled with temps in the 80’s and the most perfect island breeze.
We’ve spent our days swimming, shelling, and eating plenty of ice cream at a little shop called the Pink Pony. If you ever visit Boca Grande, promise me you’ll stop at the Pink Pony and get at least 2 scoops of their Toasted Coconut ice cream. It’s the best ice cream flavor I’ve ever tasted!
Since I’ve been basking in the sunshine, I thought I’d share a little sunshine with you in the form of these Lemon Bars.
Freezing cookie dough is an easy way to be just minutes from hot, gooey, fresh-baked cookies at all times. Learn how to freeze cookie dough in this step-by-step guide!
I’m pretty sure at this point that we’ve all bought (and secretly loved) the ready-made, pre-packaged cookie dough that comes in pre-portioned sheets.
If you’re like me, you love that you can grab just one or two (or three!) portions of cookie dough, bake them up, and have a sweet treat in minutes without temptation of several dozen cookies to come after them.
Well, I’m here to tell you that you simply do not have to buy pre-portioned cookie dough. You know why? Freezing cookie dough is so easy! You can do it yourself, with pretty much any drop cookie recipe that you love.
And the best part? You know exactly what went into it! No additives, preservatives, or funky unpronounceable ingredients.
You can also add fun things like candy (think Rolos, mini Snickers, etc), or make the dough balls as big or as small as you want.
Are you ready to learn how to freeze cookie dough?