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Food on Friday – Strawberry Almond Chocolate Chip Muffins

Markus has turned into our baker and has been very busy lately baking muffins – which in turn has had everyone in the house very busy eating muffins. So this week, armed with both his mixing bowls and my camera, we turned over … Continue reading

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Food on Friday – Avocado-Mango Salsa

Scallops were on sale last week so Chip came home from shopping with both a pound of scallops and a pound of shrimp.  Next was to find a recipe that would use both.  Nothing in the cookbooks so I did my … Continue reading

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Food on Friday – Bread-making 101

So here we are, back to my hippie cooking lessons from when I lived on the self-sufficient organic farm in my hippie youth. 🙂 Bread, I learned, requires only 3 ingredients- flour, water and yeast.  All the rest is extra.  … Continue reading

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Food On Friday – Swedish Nut Cake

Super Easy.  Super Quick.  Super Delicious. You only need to have on hand a few things that are a little out of the ordinary in your pantry – crushed pineapple, cherries and cream cheese – and you can make a … Continue reading

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Food On Friday – Puffed Apple Pancake

One of the traditions in our house is that we always have a special breakfast on Christmas morning.  I try to find a recipe for something we haven’t had before or that we haven’t had in a long while.  This … Continue reading

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Food on Friday – Mom’s Banana Nut Bread

Banana bread was a staple in our family just because there always seemed to be some overripe bananas around that had to be used and what better way to use them up than in a tasty banana nut bread. Here … Continue reading

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Food on Friday – Aunt Fran’s Chocolate Cake

There are some things that you taste that just taste of childhood.  The taste is so familiar – so a part of your life that it defines a part of it.  One of those tastes for me is the taste … Continue reading

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Food on Friday – Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Christopher’s favorite cake is Red Velvet Cake so of course the plan for his graduation was to make him one.  Unfortunately Chris was fighting off a rough cough/cold thing last week so he asked me to hold off on the … Continue reading

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Food on Friday – Chocolate Sponge Cake – Happy Birthday Chip

Chip’s birthday is in May and this year the boys and I decided to make his birthday cake for him rather than run to the store and get one that would probably taste better and definitely look better.  But this … Continue reading

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Food on Fridays – Hungarian Butterhorn Cookies

These are, hands down, my favorite cookies. Gram would make a big batch of these for my Uncle every year as his birthday present and Christmas present because that is all he wanted.  Chip is a huge fan of these cookies too.  … Continue reading

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