Berries and Brie Breakfast Bake

Berries and Brie Breakfast Bake | cookiemonstercooking.com

Looking for a last minute Easter brunch idea?  I got you covered.  And it involves brie.  Which we all know makes everything better. A few years ago I thought I hated brie (seriously what was wrong with me?).  But I’ve since seen the error of my ways and well now, I can’t get enough.  Especially…

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Dark Chocolate and Pistachio Almond Butter Cups | cookiemonstercooking.com

Dark Chocolate and Pistachio Almond Butter Cups

I know, I know.  You can just buy peanut butter cups at the store.  But can you buy dark chocolate and pistachio almond butter cups???  I have never seen such a delicious treat so clearly I needed to just go ahead and make them myself.  {Although if anyone has seen something along those lines please…

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Polenta Bites with Ricotta and Shaved Asparagus | cookiemonstercooking.com

Polenta Bites with Ricotta and Shaved Asparagus

So is it bad that looking at these pictures makes me want to run into my kitchen, make another batch and shove a few more of these polenta bites into my face??  Because that’s exactly what I want to do right now. I expected to like these babies … but did not expect to loveeee…

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Orange Chocolate Chip Bread with Brown Butter Glaze | cookiemonstercooking.com

Orange Chocolate Chip Bread with Brown Butter Glaze

I’m all about the citrus lately … in case that wasn’t already blatantly obvious.  Which even surprises me, considering about two years ago I hated (like with a serious passion) any type of citrus in baked goods.  Sure, I have always loved fruit but in cookies or cake and the like?  I don’t think so…

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Thai Chicken Bowls | cookiemonstercooking.com

Thai Chicken Bowls

If we’re being honest, today I feel like I have nothing to say.  My husband is probably laughing and shaking his head as he’s reading this, since he is of the belief that I ALWAYS have something to say.  I may be known to ramble on and on about silly things while he’s trying to…

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Lemon Poppy Seed Cupcakes with Blueberry Cream Cheese Frosting | cookiemonstercooking.com

Lemon Poppy Seed Cupcakes with Blueberry Cream Cheese Frosting

It’s Monday again and well, Mondays call for cupcakes.  And let’s call these celebration cupcakes … for the fact that it may actually officially really be spring!  Yes, yes, I know that the official start of the season was a few weeks ago, but this was the first time that we had a string of…

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Baked Asparagus and Mushroom Pasta | cookiemonstercooking.com

Baked Asparagus and Mushroom Pasta

So asparagus and I are BFFs right now.  I can’t stop buying it – maybe a little excessively so.  When I was at the grocery store this week, the cashier actually stopped to ask me what I was planning to make with all of the asparagus I had piled in my cart.  I politely smiled…

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Pretzel Cookies | cookiemonstercooking.com

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Pretzel Cookies

With brown butter.  Just go ahead and add that to the end of the title up there.  The length was getting a little crazy (and tongue-tying) so I cut it off.  The first clue was when my friends couldn’t repeat the title back to me after trying them … yeah, time to change the name.…

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Orange Poppy Seed Scones | cookiemonstercooking.com

Orange Poppy Seed Scones

Surprise!  Today is a very special day as we are inviting you to a virtual baby shower honoring Kelly from Life Made Sweeter and Hilary from My Own Blog Review.  To celebrate these two lovely ladies, we are sharing 11 recipes and crafts that are ready to “pop.”  So fun, right?  Be sure to “pop”…

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The Little Things - March 2014 | cookiemonstercooking.com

The Little Things – March 2014

Let’s chat about March happiness! {In case you are new and curious, you can refer to my first little things post to see why I started the series – it involves a story about me yelling at cars.  It’s good stuff, I tell you.} So I’m officially calling March the month of the winter that…

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