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Homemade Caramel Sauce

Homemade Caramel Sauce

A few years ago I hosted a Jem of the South event with a caramel theme. I had the best time coming up with the recipes and making everything from scratch for my family, friends and guests. I had every intention of posting the recipes from the event here on the website, but time got […]

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Fall Flavors: Pumpkin vs. Sweet Potato

Fall Flavors: Pumpkin vs. Sweet Potato

    It’s that time of year. The time when everything goes all pumpkin. It hasn’t been until recently that I have somewhat joined the “pumkin all the things” bandwagon. Actually I don’t think I really have pumpkined a lot of things and there is a reason for that. Growing up in South we didn’t […]

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Cinnamon Sugar Popovers

Cinnamon Sugar Popovers

All week I have been contemplating making homemade doughnuts. I found inspiration everywhere, Pinterest, an old Martha Stewart Magazine and one of my favorite blogs, Spiced. Then came my weekly in-box from my baking crush, Joy the Baker. She had a recipe for cinnamon popovers that I knew I had to try. I’ve wanted to […]

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Cinnamon Scones with Vanilla Glaze

Cinnamon Scones with Vanilla Glaze

Last year I tried to make scones for the second time. I was so excited because the recipe called for fresh blackberries and I love blackberries! I thought to myself, these are going to be great. Well, I misread the recipe and kneaded those poor little scones to death. The recipe was a complete disaster! […]

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Fig Upside-Down Cake

Fig Upside-Down Cake

All summer I have been consumed with baking and making desserts with seasonal fruits. I even did a show on Jem Radio where I talked about Summer Baking and taking advantage the abundance of seaonsal fruits.   I wanted to bake with a fruit I’d never baked with before and decided to try figs. I […]