Bravetart’s Double-Vanilla Ice Cream

I have definitely made vanilla ice cream before but I wanted to try this one and I’m glad I did. It stayed scoopable and delicious for weeks!

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Entenmann’s-Style Chocolate Covered Vanilla Doughnuts

When I was planning out the Chiplet’s second birthday party, I came across an idea for using Entenmann’s doughnuts as “spare tires” which I liked. I was planning on buying some, and then decided to try baking some. It ended up being pretty easy and is a dish you can make ahead since they freeze really well.

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Vanilla Sour Cream Cupcakes

These cupcakes? You technically already saw them here but today I am sharing the recipe for the cakes. And I will be sharing some other recipes from the Chiplet’s party soon.

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Homemade Coffee Soap

Every year, K’s cousins do a Secret Santa exchange for Christmas. Some years there are themes. This past Christmas, the theme was homemade gifts. I slightly cheated by buying a few gifts for my person as well, but that was partially because she made a list. So, I got her a book she wanted, along with mugs that coordinated with the book. But I also picked the mugs since I decided to make her coffee soap.

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Vanilla Butter Cake

A little while ago I shared that I had made a vanilla cake recipe from my favorite cake book to make cupcakes for the Fudgelet. I also used the same recipe to try out my new number/letter cake pan. Maybe not the best idea to use a new recipe and a new pan, but it worked pretty well. The cake pan had a little bit of a learning curve but nothing crazy and we liked the cakes we got. Basically, the letter pan is about the same amount of batter as an 8 inch cake, so I ended up having some batter left that I used for a round cake.

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Za’atar and Honey Butter Rockfish

Today we are keeping things simple. A little bit of this and a little bit of that make for an interesting fish flavoring. I had extra honey butter from a pastry recipe linked below, and then decided to use it on fish. Add a little savory seasoning and it worked really well. I’ve also used a similar seasoning on salmon with good results. If you don’t have za’atar seasoning, you can certainly use a different spice mix. It’s just one of my favorites lately for fish.

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Vanilla Ice Cream with Peanut Butter Cups and Peanut Butter Swirl

Let’s say you’re in the mood for a more low-key recipe. And that cold weather makes you crave ice cream like a certain husband of mine. Well, I have a … “recipe” for you. Really, it’s just my normal vanilla ice cream with some add-ins. But we need something simple sometimes.

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