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In My Kitchen – October 2017

First our summer was insanely busy and then fall arrived.  Between back to school, birthdays, swim, Cub Scouts and everything else time escapes me far too quickly.  I haven’t found my blogging groove and really need to work on that.  In the meantime, I’ll gladly post another In My Kitchen update.  This monthly roundup is hosted by the lovely Sherry over at Sherry’s Pickings.

The month of September we had two birthdays. Fortunately my cookbook club for the month was a baking book (Bake From Scratch)  and the cake challenge fell right between the two birthdays. I made this super delicious citrus cake to celebrate Josh and Sean’s birthays at my parents’ house.  I used a different cream cheese recipe since the one in the book was way to sweet for my taste. Continue reading

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In My Kitchen – October 2014

I am joining Celia over at Fig Jam and Lime Cordial again for another In My Kitchen post. What a busy month we had in September.

Ritter Sport
First my mom returned from a trip to Europe. She and my dad went to Amsterdam and then traveled in Germany. My mom went to an art class in Berlin and did some shopping there. Among the goodies she bought were chocolate for us. She went to the Ritter Sport store where you can design your own chocolate bar. Imagine the fun the boys would have there!! She brought back a custom bar for each of the boys and one for me and Josh along with some Jamaican rum chocolates. My friend Jens also sent some seasonal flavors home with my dad, thanks a bunch! Yummy! Continue reading