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Zucchini Cream Cheese Pound Cake with Brown Butter Frosting

Oh, hayyyy.

Where in the world does the time go? I’ve been planning this blog post since the end of December and now… it’s the end of January?

Anyway, HAPPY 2014!!! In honor of the new(ish) year, here are Kate’s 14 Things for 2014.



Brown Butter Bourbon Apple Pie

Sometimes, it’s right in the middle of test week, and you decide to make a coffeecake, an apple pie, and homemade rolls for premature Friendsgiving.  You just decide this, and you don’t think about the fact that it is a stupid decision, and that you have no time management skills, and that there are more important life skills you should be working on with all this apparent “free-time” you’ve created to bake this stuff. (more…)

Brown Butter Sugar Cookies

As every single ad in the world will tell you, it’s Back-to-School Time!

Also, as every single ad in the world will tell you, the cool kids HATE to go back to school.

As this blog will tell you, I am not a cool kid. (This is Kate, btw. I think that Hannah is probably a cool kid. I’m lucky she finds my serious uncoolness amusing).

Logic then dictates that: I LOVE to go back to school.


Brown Butter Milky Way Cookies

I think Milky Ways are very neglected. Underrated, if you will.

I’m partly to blame for this.  I rarely buy candy bars to eat (to bake with is another issue), but when I do, I will 99.99999% of the time choose something with peanuts or peanut butter.  Snickers, Pay Day, Reese’s, Butterfinger, etc.  Never a Milky Way. (more…)