Author Archives: gttebykate

About gttebykate

I am an amateur cook and baker who likes to feed her friends and whip up a frenzy in the kitchen. While I adore butter, sugar, and every kind of baked good, I also like to experiment with healthier options and substitutions...sometimes.

Housewarming Biscuits

It’s been a while, GTTE! But here I am and I’ve got homemade biscuits to tell you about…  I don’t know it happened, but sometime this weekend, my fiancé, Jordan, and I got biscuits on the brain and nothing would … Continue reading

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Sweet Hearts for My Sweetheart

What do you make for your Valentine who doesn’t like chocolate? Mini fruit pies on sticks, of course! These adorable heart-shaped pie pops were the perfect edible gift and they were pretty easy to make too. All you need is … Continue reading

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Christmas Cookies, You Will Be Missed

It’s hard to believe the holiday season is coming to a close. This festive time has flown by (okay, honestly the past few MONTHS have flown by, hence my disgraceful lack of blogging) and I’m one of those people who … Continue reading

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Summertime Sweets!

It’s practically impossible to believe that 2014 is more than half over and we are swiftly approaching the 4th of July. The good old FoJ is one of my all-time favorite holidays and the traditional summertime foods associated with the day … Continue reading

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Blondies Have More Fun

Just look at these gorgeous golden bars studded with dark and white chocolate and toasted walnuts…they’re a sight to be seen. The secret to their supreme deliciousness (or so I’m told, by the brilliant folks at Food 52) is the … Continue reading

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Hoppy Easter!

Chocolate chip cookie cups make the perfect little nest for M&M eggs.

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Treats for Plummy!

I suppose I should get used to it…after all the wedding showers come all the baby showers. It is, as they say, that time of my life. Friends are getting married and having babies, which for me means a lot … Continue reading

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