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49er Flapjacks

This is my attempt at replicating the crepe-style pancake called 49ers from the Original Pancake House. This has been the most popular recipe on the blog.

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Oatmeal Bread

Oatmeal Bread

Part of my bread making marathon has been the search for a soft, tasty loaf that would be great for sandwiches. I've always been partial to oatmeal bread and have tried several recipes. All were good, this one is great. I adapted the Cook's Illustrated "Oatmeal...

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A Tale of Two Mixers

A Tale of Two Mixers

If you seriously get into baking, you'll likely find yourself lusting after a stand mixer. It's the kind of appliance that seems expensive at first and then you wonder how you ever lived without it. It is so much more efficient at mixing thick cookie doughs and you...

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German Chocolate Cake

German Chocolate Cake

Last September, I decided it would be nice to make birthday cakes for the people in my group. I work in a large department, but my group is only 8 people. It turned out that 3 of those people all have birthdays in September, so I was busy that month. Bob's favorite is...

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