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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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HEAVENLY LEMON CLOUD TART

  The lemon filling in heavenly LEMON CLOUD TART naturally separates into two distinct layer when baked – a fluffy top layer lightened by the whipped cream, and a bottom layer of creamy lemon curd. Use my  Blue Ribbon pastry … Continue reading

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OLD-FASHIONED PINEAPPLE UPSDIE DOWN CAKE

This is one of those desserts you like to make over and over again.  It is so simple – requiring just one bowl.  The ingredients are pantry friendly.   It takes just a few minutes to whip up. Served warm fresh … Continue reading

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Banana Cocoa Coffee Cake

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    This excellent and easy cake is incredible  moist and very rich tasting.   Serve this for Sunday Easter brunch and the adults will forget to nibble the ears off the chocolate rabbits.  To be even more indulgent top the … 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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A HAPPY SIGN OF SPRING … RHUBARB! (previously posted)

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This afternoon I cut an armful of rhubarb .   The first of the season.  My knife sliced through a thick, red stalk.  My mouth puckered,  remembered  taste.  I am eight or nine years old.   We are raiding the rhubarb patch.  … Continue reading

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LUSCIOUS LEMON MERINGUE PIE … a recipe from the past

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The Good Husband was barbecuing.   I wanted to end the evening with a flourish.  Mouth puckering, I’ll have just a tiny slice more, Lemon meringue pie.  For my gardening guru friend Dellis, the dessert evoked memories of her Mother’s pie.  … Continue reading

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FRESH PLUM TART

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  Our friend and neighbor, Angela, had shared a gorgeous basket of fresh plums.  They came  from her Dad’s garden.   We gorged on these little beauties, standing at the kitchen sink with plum juices running down our arms. I  decided … Continue reading

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