Author Archives: ericab93

Ham and Cheese Stuffed Pretzel Bites

Pretzels have always been one of my great weaknesses in life. I can’t manage a trip to the mall without a stop at Auntie Anne’s to buy some pretzel nibblers. My favorite meal as a child was a pretzel-crust pizza at a local restaurant. I liked it so much I cried when…

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Mini Turtle Cheesecakes

Pinterest is often my go-to springboard for new recipe ideas. A few weeks ago, while dreaming up a dessert to take to a family potluck, I came across a few recipes on my board for so-called “turtle” cheesecakes. I promise, no turtles were harmed in the making of this dessert! The signature…

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Aunt Cindy’s Zucchini Bread

Summer is flying by, and I’m already struggling to keep up! In just over a month, I’ll have been working full time for a year. It’s been over a year since I graduated college, and more than 6 months since I dreamed up this little blog as a way to track my…

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Cran-Oatmeal White Chocolate Cookies

The last few weeks have been pretty busy around here; last weekend I traveled to St. Louis to watch my high school robotics team compete at the international level. I met some new friends, reconnected with old ones, and was reminded about the inspiring power of engineering all over the world. I…

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Chocolate Chip M+Ms Cookies

  I made a few new friends while I was working nights last week. Speaking of, my night shift duties ended two weeks sooner than I was expecting! I enjoyed working nights; the office was quiet and the workmen were nice, but boy what it exhausting! When you’re working 12 hours a…

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Erica’s Cake Diary

My hOhm Cooking Facebook page reminded me this morning that I hadn’t posted in 15 days! A lot has happened in those short two weeks – I’ve been on a beautiful Caribbean cruise with my parents, the management structure at work was shaken up in my absence, and tomorrow I start my…

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Funfetti Cake Batter Cookies

Last Saturday, I spent all day making a 50 gallon batch of Brunswick stew. For those of you unfamiliar with this southern tradition, a Brunswick stew is a hearty tomato-based stew made with chicken, Lima (butter) beans, corn, and potatoes. It is slow cooked in large batches for up to 8 hours…

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Erica’s Baking Commandments

My baking commandments are the rules that I follow in all of my baking endeavors. I have picked them up over the years from family, friends, textbooks, blogs, and my own personal experience. I hope these will help you hone your baking skills just as they have helped to hone mine.  …

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