Author Archives: Jolena @TheRubyKitchen

Lime Poppy Seed Cake

  It’s time for another yummy cake choice from Cake Slice Bakers! This month I chose to make the Lime Poppy Seed Cake and did a little twist with it. I made this cake for a friend and her family … Continue reading

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Trail Mixes (and adjusting to a new lifestyle)

Wow, it has been too long friends! I’m sorry for my long absence but I have been navigating life differently since I had RNY Gastric Bypass in January. It was a decision I debated for over two years, and now … Continue reading

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Banana Loaf

  It is that time of month again when the Cake Slice Bakers bake up a storm from World Class Cakes and share the results. This month’s choices were Thierry Busset’s Ten Layer Coffee Chocolate Cake, Greek Coconut Cake, Banana … Continue reading

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Thai Red Curry Soup

This soup feeds the inner voice in my head that craves exotic, simple comfort food. It is the perfect weeknight meal when you’ve had a long day of work or playing in the snow.

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Gingerbread Cake with Maple Glaze

I am so excited to share this gorgeous cake with you! Decembers choices for the Cake Slice Bakers group were Coffee & Walnut Cake, Torta Gianduja, Caribbean Coconut Cake or Gingerbread Cake. I really wanted to do something festive for … Continue reading

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Rosemary & Garlic Ribeye Roast

Sharing this roast with you today has me feeling an array of emotions. I developed this recipe in early November because I wanted to do something different for Christmas dinner this year. I do not know about you, but by the … Continue reading

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Blood Orange & Pomegranate Sangria

I am so excited to share this recipe with you! I have been wanted to make a fun and festive drink for Christmas and this sangria is the perfect thing. It is wonderful for parties and can be made a few days ahead … Continue reading

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Chocolate & Bourbon Cannele Bundts

I am so excited to share this recipe with you! The Cake Slice Bakers started baking from our new book, World Class Cakes, this month and if this recipe is any indication I am going to love it! Canneles are … Continue reading

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Gold Rush Chocolate Sauce

This month is the last time the Cake Slice Bakers are baking from Cakes by Maida Heatter. As it is the final month we got to choose anything to make. With so many birthday parties and celebrations the past couple of months … Continue reading

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Chocolate Dough (and a Sweet 16 Party!)

Recently I had the opportunity to help one of my best friends throw an epic Sweet 16 party for her daughter. Tricia is lovably goofy, loves to write and marches to her own beat. She is one of the sweetest teenagers I know … Continue reading

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