Category Archives: baking

Thanksgiving Dinner Favorites!

It’s only a week until Thanksgiving! Like most of you, I’m planning dinner, getting supplies in, checking linens, cleaning house, and generally planning for guests and lots of food, food, food! This year I will be having dinner early, because … Continue reading

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Favorite homestyle baked treats …

I shouldn’t really be baking, but sometimes I can’t help myself. Of course, there are those times when I have things in the pantry or refrigerator that have to be used up – like those lemons that were in mine … Continue reading

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Yummm! Cake!

A couple of weeks ago, Menagerie suggested that we should have a cake post, and now seems like a good time. If you are having a celebration at your house, or attending one and want to take a dish to … Continue reading

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Cookies, anyone?

According to King Arthur Flour, it’s … Come on now, EVERY day is cookie day, even if it’s not chocolate chip! Do you have a favorite cookie? I tend to stick to bar cookies, like brownies or blondies (see killer … Continue reading

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Mmmm, BREAD!!

Back in the 1970’s when my mother had a problem losing weight, she said that the hardest thing to give up, and the thing that made her fat, was bread. Now, I don’t know how true it is that bread … Continue reading

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Yummy Summer Food to enjoy with family and friends

Well, it’s Memorial Day weekend! Over the next few months there will be lots of get-togethers; picnics, reunions, graduations and other types of potluck events. What are your favorite summer dishes? Last year about this time, our friend Menagerie said … Continue reading

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Cooking and baking – for Easter and everyday

In my last food post – Cooking with vegetables – something new, something different – I mentioned that there a couple of new pasta dishes that I wanted to try. I have made Pasta With Parsnips and Bacon twice now. … Continue reading

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