Chewy & Zesty Lemon Cookies

We are beginning our transition from Spring to Summer! It's very exciting and I don't know about everyone else, but I want everything lemon! There's something about lemon that makes me so happy! One of my favorite parts of traveling to the Amalfi Coast was all the lemon trees - the smells were intoxicating. It was like my dream paradise. 

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Carrot Soup

I'm a soup addict. Seriously, almost every single day that's what I crave for lunch.

I had some extra carrots on hand that I knew I needed to use up so I thought why not make some tasty soup out of them? So I put on my baker hat and started cooking away whipping up a tasty, delicious and super simple Carrot Soup recipe that does not disappoint!

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

I'm not sure if I've ever met someone who didn't like a chocolate chip cookie. They come in all different shapes, sizes and textures so I think it's safe to say many of us chocolate chip cookie fanatics can be picky about how we like them to be. 

For me, I like a chewy cookie center, thinner in size, and with crisp edges. This is the perfect chocolate chip cookie and if that sounds amazing to you then you will love this recipe!

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Ginger Snappin' Snaps

Now, I don't know about everyone else, but when I think of the holiday I immediately think back to my grandfather buying bags of ginger snaps. The crunchy round styled kind that were so delicious and so addicting you couldn't stop after having one. As a kid, I wasn't too picky about my holiday cookies. Hard, soft, chewy, raw - as long as I got a sugary fix did it really matter... not for me.

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Traditional Apfelkuchen (Apple Cake)

Anytime I'm able to cook food that ties back to my German roots I do which is why I'm super excited to share this yummy and simple recipe with you. However, I have to tell you. The pressure to get traditional recipes right is so stressful for me because I want to make my ancestors proud, but I'm pretty sure they are with this one!

If you like apples and you like cake then you will freakin' love this recipe! 

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