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A CHRISTMAS COOKIE … WHITE CHOCOLATE GINGERBREAD

This is a rich, sophisticated Christmas cookie that captures the essence of the season and then lavishes it with white chocolate.   A cookie that asks you to buy the best white chocolate you can find and chop it into chunks.  … Continue reading

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HAZELNUT WHITE CHOCOLATE COOKIES

. This is not a breakfast type cookie. Or an after school snack cookie. This is pure and wonderful indulgence. A cookie to be served on vintage Limoges plates when an old friend joins you for afternoon tea. This is … Continue reading

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CHEDDAR AND GRUYERE CRACKERS . . . Frozen assets for holiday entertaining.

I like to make a splash  with holiday hors d’oeuvres.     Step out of the ordinary.  Conjure up the unexpected.   There is nothing more wonderful.  Nothing more special than freshly baked homemade crackers.  These are a snap to make.    A double … Continue reading

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SAUSAGE ROLLS WITH HONEY MUSTARD DIP. . . easy to make for Super Bowl Sunday.

This is a fabulous combination of hot Italian sausage and shatteringly delicate puff pastry.  Each one bite portion is an explosion of wonderful favour and texture.    The honey mustard dip takes the old-fashioned sausage rolls to dazzling new heights. … Continue reading

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BRAISED PORK CHEEKS

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When you raise your own pork you respect every bit of the pig.  From pig’s ears to its tail you don’t waste any part of your precious pig.  Pork cheeks are the slip of meat in the hollow just below … Continue reading

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THE JOY OF COOKING … or HOW TO HAVE A CLEAN KITCHEN ALWAYS!

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I joyfully share with you my best tried and true recipes.  Many date back more than fifty years so one could say they have been tested over and over again.  But it takes more than a good recipe to make … Continue reading

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RILLETTES DE SARDINES … SARDINE PATE

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We all love appetizer recipes that go together quickly and have easily obtainable ingredients –  preferably already in your pantry.  Rillettes de Sardines (sardine pâté)  fills the bill to a T. I found this recipe in a cookbook by David … Continue reading

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MUSTARD YOU CAN MAKE YOURSELF

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    It’s lovely to give gifts you make yourself.   It’s even lovelier to receive them.      I make an olive tapanade that is divine.  The recipe calls for whole-grain mustard.  When our supermarket was out of it one … Continue reading

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GINGERSNAPS!!!

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    You couldn’t bake a more old-fashioned cookie than GINGERSNAPS.  This  cookie has been popular with children for generations.  Today’s children (and adults) have seldom tasted a true gingersnap.  This superb recipe makes cookies that really snap!  It’s truly … Continue reading

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