Category Archives: baking

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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Cooking with vegetables – something new, something different

I’ve been in the cooking mood lately and, for a change, I’ve been trying some new dishes featuring vegetables. I tend to fall into a rut this time of year, when fresh vegetables grown locally are non-existent. I love broccoli … Continue reading

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What are you cooking for Christmas Eve and/or Christmas Day?

For most of us, Christmas is the first or second biggest family event of the year, especially in the cooking and baking department. Some people prefer turkey, some prefer ham, and others (like me) prefer beef.

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Gift Week, Day One – Homemade

Repeat from last December, but there is always more to add … So many times over the years I’ve wanted to give gifts to people I associate with regularly, but who don’t fall into the usual categories of family and … Continue reading

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