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German Spice Cookies

These cookies taste a lot like gingerbread, but are very hard due to all the sugar in the dough. This makes them perfect to dip in coffee or other hot beverages. Keep the size small to encourage extra dunking. This … Continue reading

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Pecan Chicken on a Bed of Swiss Chard

This recipe makes use of fresh Swiss chard. If it is not in season yet then wait. Swiss chard is similar in taste to spinach but tougher like kale. The stems need to be cooked longer than the leaves and … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Easter’s Coming

We’ll have a budget-friendly Easter meal next week. This week, we’re going fancy pants. Roasted Lamb with Fennel Lemon Asparagus Duchess Potatoes Challah Lemon Bars

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Artisian Crackers

These crackers are really cheap, easy to make and taste great. Making cracker dough is very similar to pie crust and is a great way to improve your skills at making pastry. Rosemary Crackers 2 cups – 2 tbsp unbleached … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Steakhouse Favorites

Have you been to your favorite steakhouse lately? Bet your wallet is still smarting! Here’s a way to splurge, and we do mean splurge, at home. Hearts of Romaine with Blue Cheese and Bacon Peppercorn-Crusted Steaks with Onion Rings Mashed … Continue reading

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Crawfish Mac-n-Cheese

This is a great way to use up some leftover crawfish meat from a boil. Any mix of cheese can be used, but equal parts swiss, mozzarella and cheddar work best. Baked Crawfish Macaroni 5 tbsp butter 1/3 cup flour … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Spring Chicken Part Two

Here’s another elegant dinner that features chicken as its star. Upside-Down Chicken Florentine Scalloped Potatoes with Rosemary Poached Pears with Chocolate and Wine Sauce

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Apple Cake with Custard Cream

The recipe for this fantastic cake came from The Kitchen McCabe blog. The only change I made was to add one teaspoon ground cinnamon to the sugar in the cake. Well and I used cream instead of milk, cut the … Continue reading

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Tea Shortbread Cookies

Recently we bought some tea bags from a company we had not tried in awhile. We used to really like this tea and felt the high price they charged was worth it. Let’s just say the revisit did not go … Continue reading

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Roti

This flat bread recipe comes from Eva’s Kitchen Inspirations, which she altered from Metemgee. I almost followed Eva’s recipe exactly and had a perfect product the first time around.  The only thing I changed is to add a teaspoon of … Continue reading

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