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FLEUR DE SEL DOUBLE CHOCOLATE COOKIES

This is a cookie recipe that goes together rather quickly.  It is very important that your butter is quite soft and that you whip the butter and sugar until it is very well combined and light and fluffy. Choose a … 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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CRANBERRY ORANGE COFFEE CAKE WITH STREUSSEL CRUMB TOPPING

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This rich cranberry buckle is sweet and nicely tangy thanks to a trio of tart ingredients:  sour cream, cranberries and orange zest.  This red-jeweled delight would be perfect for Christmas breakfast. CRANBERRY BUCKLE: Baking time 45 to 50 minutes.  Serves … Continue reading

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HOW TO MAKE PERFECT BAKING POWDER BISCUITS

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Baking power biscuits so light and flaky they drift off the plate and into your mouth.  To have a good biscuit hand is to have a light touch and restraint – a biscuit dough is so soft that it invites … Continue reading

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OLD FASHIONED CARROT CAKE

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This is the carrot cake recipe we made in our first restaurant.  We called it our special occasion cake.    The recipe makes a fine crumb and is perfect for layer cakes.    We made it for a country wedding.  It … Continue reading

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