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Fresh Strawberry Cake

This strawberry cake is a spring favorite of mine–and is often my choice of birthday cake. It’s a ‘cheat’ version, because you start with a

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Potato Cheese Soup

This soup is a healthy version of potato cheese soup. No cream needed. We eat this throughout the fall and winter. It pairs perfectly with

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Sausage Bread

Sausage bread is something my family started making when I was a kid. It’s become a family favorite. I make it all through fall and

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Rye Pumpernickel Rolls

  Olaya Solis is a master bread baker. In Death Gone a-Rye, she makes Rye Pumpernickel Rolls. A basket of them end up at Owen

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Christmas Punch

Ivy helps at a catered party in A Murder Yule Regret, the 6th Bread Shop Mystery. She makes this delicious punch. It is so beautiful

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Yule Log (BÛCHE DE NOËL)

Lindsay Conchar, founder of Life, Love & Sugar, graciously shared this Yule Log cake recipe with me. It’s so good! Eliza Fox, one of the

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Ruby’s Ginger Cookies

Ruby’s Ginger Cookies, from Murder in Devil’s Cove Ingredients 3/4 cup butter 1 cup sugar 1 egg 1/4 cup molasses 2 1/4 flour 2 tsp

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Van Dough Focaccia

    Special Videos! Watch my interview with Teri Culetto, the Vineyard Baker Watch Mystery Writer Diane Kelly and me make our own Van Dough

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Tortas

Miguel makes tortas for he and Ivy at Baptista’s Cantina and Grill in Crust No One, the second Bread Shop Mystery. Dough 2 teaspoons instant yeast

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Chocolate Babka

Yeast of Eden mostly sells traditional long rise breads, but every once in a while, Olaya makes something sweet. In The Walking Bread, the 3rd

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Conchas

    Choosing recipes to include in each book is one of my favorite parts of writing the Bread Shop Mysteries. In Kneaded to Death,

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