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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!

Bulgogi Cheesesteak

Is this something you’d find in an authentic Korean restaurant? Well…no, don’t imagine it is. Is it friggin’ delicious? Yes, 100% it is! I’ve made other bulgogi recipes before, and this one’s a bit simpler than some, but makes a … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Banana Chocolate Cookies

Another cookie, because I decided I needed peanut butter chips in things. These are soft and relatively thick, and there’s enough banana in the batter that all the different flavors are noticeable, which is the ideal. I actually baked them … Continue reading

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Orange Cookies

Another old recipe, this one’s from a 1937 Ohio cookbook available online. They went over very well at the board meeting I brought them to, people took thirds at a program that night, and they made a good lunch the … Continue reading

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Crock Pot Chicken Lo Mein

A ton of food with not a ton of effort! I really liked the sauce for this. Unfortunately I took most of this week’s pictures from TOO CLOSE, but you get the idea, and you can see it yourself after … Continue reading

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Skillet Cookie

A big, warm, gooey cookie with lots of chocolate. If you have a bunch of friends over for a movie night, this is great to eat still warm from the pan, with ice cream and chocolate sauce. If you don’t … Continue reading

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Pickled Butternut Squash

Pickled butternut squash probably sounds like a weird one, but (as long as you don’t hate fennel seed) it’s great, and works wonderfully in pasta salad! Ingredients: 3 pounds butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into 3/4″ cubes 2 tablespoons … Continue reading

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Goldfish Drops

A real quick sweet crunchy snack that was a perfect thank you gift for a coworker who is really into Goldfish crackers! Ingredients: 1 11 ounce bag butterscotch chips 1 tablespoon shortening 2 cups cheddar Goldfish crackers 1 cup pretzels … Continue reading

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