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CELEBRATE THE APPLE SEASON WITH A RUSTIC FRENCH APPLE TART

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It’s not always easy to find the right apple for cooking.     For pie you need an apple that will hold it’s shape, such as Cortland, Red Spry, Golden Delicious and Empire.  You can use all of one kind, but in … Continue reading

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OLD FASHIONED FLAPPER PIE (Custard pie)

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It is really quite wonderful how simply nursery food, like custard, can be transformed into the most delicious of desserts – FLAPPER PIE.  This recipe is my mother-in-law’s recipe and has been the favorite dessert served at hundreds of suppers.    … Continue reading

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BODACIOUS BLUEBERRY BRAN MUFFINS

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There is several reasons to call this a bodacious bran muffin.   Most bran muffins taste like crushed cardboard .  Then along comes these bodacious bran muffins filled with yogurt and so  bursting with beguiling blueberries  one can’t believe they are … Continue reading

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FOUR APPLE CAKE

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Don’t you just love a cake you can whip up at a moments notice.  A cake that comes out of the oven and is ready to serve almost immediately.   One that is  a doodle to make.  And a cake that … Continue reading

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EASY PEASY CHOCOLATE CAKE

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  This is such an easy chocolate cake to make it will become your stand-by cake.  It is extremely moist and has a rich texture.  You require nothing but a balloon whisk, two good sized mixing bowls and either two … Continue reading

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MEATLOAF … the classic comfort food

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  Of all the reassuring comfort food  there is nothing better than a perfectly executed, divinely crusty- brown meatloaf.     Severed with a generous pitcher of rich gravy  and mounds of creamy mashed potatoes it takes comfort food to dazzling new … Continue reading

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DREAM BARS … ” rich, luscious topping on a shortbread-type base”

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When I’m cooking or baking I think of my blog readers.  Is this something Patricia in Quebec would enjoy?   Is Ping in Thailand still making my apple tart? This recipe is good for Jill.  She cooks for one.  Dellis … Continue reading

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PANETTONE…CHRISTMAS BREAKFAST BREAD

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I have been making this Panettone recipe every Christmas for more than thirty years.  Our son would not consider it Christmas unless this gorgeous bread appeared on the breakfast table December 25th. Panettone is an Italian sweet bread that originated … Continue reading

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DOUBLE CHOCOLATE TRUFFLE BROWNIES WITH SEA SALT

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A double Chocolate Truffle Brownie is a creation so rich in chocolate, butter and cream that one taste gives you shivers of delight.  You melt the butter and chocolate and carefully stir it into the richest, darkest bowl of delight.  … Continue reading

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CAESAR SALAD … Passionate Pizza style

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GARLICKY CAESAR SALAD  –  6 servings 1/4 cup Hellman’s mayonnaise 3 tablespoons freshly grated pecorino, parmesan, or grano cheese , plus thin shavings of cheese for serving (optional) 2-3 anchovy fillets drained plus more fillets for serving (optional)  or two … Continue reading

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