Monthly Archives: October 2011

Halloween Candy Recipe Favorites

I lived on a busy street growing up, and we hardly ever got trick-or-treaters. Like most of the other kids in the neighborhood, my brother and sister and I would tag along with friends who lived in “prime” trick-or-treating neighborhoods, … Continue reading

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Baking for the International Women’s Media Foundation

Last week we were honored to be able to bake hundreds – make that thousands – of cookies for the International Women’s Media Foundation‘s 2011 Courage in Journalism Awards. We worked with Bank of America, one of the sponsors of … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Risotto with Mushrooms

I promised you pumpkin risotto, and now here it is. I was inspired to make this dish after seeing this post from the drool-worthy Spoon Fork Bacon blog. I decided to make it with mushrooms because my guests couldn’t have … Continue reading

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We’ve Given Baking for Good a Makeover!

We know, we know. Baking for Good was beautiful before! True as that may be, I’m thrilled to announce that we’ve just introduced a set of site improvements to make your experience with us even better. Here’s what’s new: You … Continue reading

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Something Different for Breakfast: Pumpkin Oatmeal

Last night I made pumpkin risotto (recipe coming soon), and I had some leftover pumpkin puree. Since I love pumpkin sooo much, I wanted to find a use for it as quickly as possible. Naturally, my next chance was breakfast. … Continue reading

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Bake Me Home Inspires Kids to Give Back

October’s featured nonprofit is Bake Me Home, an organization started by two young girls and their mom to provide homeless and disadvantaged moms and kids with direct services that encourage shared family experiences. Bake Me Home has grown considerably since … Continue reading

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Special Order: Peanut Cookies

This week we baked a very special order for two very special customers. Over the past couple of years, I feel like I’ve gotten to know Jessica and Nicole through their many orders for a whole variety of occasions. While … Continue reading

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Fall Recipe: Indian Pudding

They say, “Everything old is new again,” and I usually believe it. Whether in food or fashion, give a trend long enough and it’s bound to come back in style. But maybe an exception should be made for Indian pudding. … Continue reading

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Fall Photo Contest – Cast Your Vote Now!

Our fall photo contest is here, and it’s time for you to cast your vote! We asked our customers to submit their favorite photos with Baking for Good treats, and we’ve chosen 5 finalists. Voting ends this Friday, October 21 … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Bubbe

My grandmother’s 89th birthday was this past week, and naturally we sent her a box of Baking for Good cookies. These days it’s very rare that I have an opportunity to receive a Baking for Good delivery in the mail. … Continue reading

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