Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookies

Sometimes, I’m really thankful that I’m not the only baker at work. Especially around the holidays when we have all sorts of big potlucks and events, it’s good to know I’m not the only one bringing cookies or a cake to feed all 250 of our plant employees.     Our other…

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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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