Sweet And Crumby

Baking, a Love Story


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Well, Hello Margarita and Hello Zesty Lime Cookies

Do you know what? I really don’t care if Cinco de Mayo is not truly a celebrated holiday in Mexico and seems to be more of an invention of the U.S.  I am just too darn happy to have a reason to enjoy some good tequila, take a bite of a spicy enchilada and end my meal with a couple of zesty lime cookies.


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Baileys Chocolate Devastation Cookies

Who needs therapy when you have a bottle of Baileys, some Dagoba cocoa powder, a beautiful stainless steel Kitchen Aid and a little time to kill? Well, in all honesty, I had NO TIME to kill; infact I was trying to get kids ready for school, pack lunches and get myself ready for work. But that’s neither here nor there.

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Cookie Baking 101 and Katina’s Greek Crescents

I will start and end this post with my family’s favorite Christmas cookies, Katina’s Greek Crescents. They are made with pecans and dusted with powdered sugar and bite after delicate bite literally melts in your mouth.  I actually never knew Katina, nor really know how she fits into my family’s life. I just know she must have been one heck of a baker and that officially gives her my seal of approval.

Cookies 101

Cookies are not tricky so you may wonder what I could possibly say about making them that would help you? Well, actually if you are an avid baker, I probably have nothing on you. BUT if you are in the group of people who bakes a batch now and then and wonders why sometimes they come out great and other times they spread out like pancakes, and why sometimes they are a little tough but other times they are perfectly soft and chewy, well then you have come to the right post my friends. Continue reading


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A Christmas Cookie Gifts Game Plan and Ginger Crinkles

If you are on my Christmas Cookie box delivery list then lucky you, and if you aren’t, you may want to start sending some bribes my way. I always accept bribes, usually in the form of compliments; I am a total compliment whore. Yeah, that’s right, I said it and my previous PG rating for Sweet and Crumby (S&C for those cool kids in the know) just went down the tubes. Sigh.

ginger cookies

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Apple Insanity

I miss you all and yes, my blogging has been on the back burner friends. For those of you who know me and miss me and have been sending me messages, thank you so much. It’s very nice to know that I have been missed. Life has been more than a jumble this last summer, and I just can’t get myself to write new posts as of yet or even peruse other blogs.  Please don’t take my lack of commenting on your blogs personally.

Someday soon, hopefully,  Geni will get her groove back (yes, sometimes I refer to myself in the third person, but it’s just one of the oddities that makes me, me). But until then…I believe in sending you re-posts and reminders of deliciousness gone by. Because many of you have not been here for some of these taste bud teasing and pleasing posts. Until later my friends!

Love, Geni

I MUST start with my Apple and Mustard Glazed Pork Tenderloin with Apple Cider Biscuits, because this one post has brought Pinning glory to my blog and usually comes with rave reviews from my “adoring fans”. :) This meal is literally Fall on a plate and it’s healthy, easy and pleases any dinner guest guaranteed.

maple mustard apple pork

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A Cinco de Mayo Inspired Taco Party

Need some South of the Border inspiration to celebrate in style this Sunday? Then you have come to the right place my friends! We are having a taco party, and of course, Sweet and Crumby wouldn’t be Sweet and Crumby, if we didn’t add a few sweet treats as well.

I think your Cinco de Mayo party would be a hit if you served a platter of these delectable Grilled Fish Tacos with mango salsa!

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