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Cinnamon Layer Cake

A spaghetti meatball monster. That’s what I wanted. When I first saw the game, Overcooked, I figured I would make some little hamburger cookies or something. But no… as soon as I saw the first (and final) boss, I knew what had to be made. A spaghetti monster. Everything after that just kind of fell into place. If you’ve ever graced …

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Difficulty Done Right

A multitude of games have taken over this household for the last few weeks. Usually I prefer to play through one game at a time. Focusing on one game lets me really get into the various details of the world, work with the mechanics to find my favorite strategies, and pay more attention to any story or lore going on …

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Ginger Ale Cupcakes

The concept of baking with soda pop was recommended to me by a house guest I had recently. He reminisced about the 7-Up cake his mother used to make for him. I’m not sure why I hadn’t considered baking with pop before – I certainly cook with it (slow cooker pork, anyone?), and I’ve baked sparkling wine cupcakes for New …

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Go-To Chocolate Cake

If you are looking for a recipe to fall back on when you’re in a pinch, then look no further. This cake is a delicious enough to be a hit at a party, and easy enough to be a lazy Sunday treat. I used this recipe in my Horizon: Zero Dawn cake. Paired with a rich chocolate buttercream frosting, and …

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Horizon: Zero Dawn Review… with Cake!

As a self-proclaimed hater of most post-apocalyptic themed media, I was pleasantly surprised to discover a strong love for such a world. In Guerrilla’s game, Horizon: Zero Dawn, a lot of care was put into the environment… and it shows. Big time. Everything feels seamless – from the gorgeous scenery, to the way you organically choose your combat style. The …