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About sparecake

My name's Corinne, and I like cake, cookies, and chocolate! Also, non-c-things such as ponies, Star Trek, and biking. I write a food blog and a blog about life, wide open spaces, and museum work. Nice to meet you!

Crock Pot Creamy Spaghetti Squash with Peas and Bacon

This is basically the spaghetti squash/crock pot version of spaghetti carbonara, and it’s totally good! It’s one of those semi-rare crock pot recipes that you can’t just plop in and come back to in 8-10 hours, but I’ll give some … Continue reading

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BBQ Chicken Pot Pie

Combining everything good, with not-a-ton of hands-on time? Sign me up! This makes a lot of food for a single person to eat alone, but I have enjoyed the challenge. Ingredients: Chicken Layer: 3 chicken breasts 3/4 cup smoky flavored … Continue reading

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Lemon Bliss Bundt

This blog post started off roughly, as both my camera battery and the overhead lights in my kitchen were dead, so pardon any even-worse-than-usual pictures, but I couldn’t wait any longer to try this cake! And luckily batteries and bulbs … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Chocolate Frosted Flake Cookies

Hello from my new kitchen! I’ve moved to Ohio for a new job running a historic farm – if that’s something you’d like to follow along with you can check it out over here (haven’t started work yet, so for … Continue reading

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Maple Apple Upside-Down Cake (gf optional)

The blog where I read this recipe made it quite clear that she had had a bad experience using a springform pan for this recipe, and not to trust them. I foolishly thought that my (actually sort of tart-pan-ish, removable … Continue reading

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Tuna Burgers

Some really easy patties that taste great and seem like they’re probably decently healthy. I quite liked the texture of these – sort of creamy inside (although if that sounds gross to you, just ignore it, there’s probably a better … Continue reading

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Gochujang Roasted Butternut Squash

A friend sent me this recipe, and then also told me what she used the resulting squash in, and I gotta say…her recommendations work very well! What didn’t work were the proportions in the original recipe, but we can always … Continue reading

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