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Too Hot for A Campfire? Try S’mores Bars!

Lordy.  It’s been FIVE months since my last post?  I am surprised I get any hits at all, and thank goodness for search engines! Continue reading

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Our Roanoke Rock Star and Woodford Reserve Bourbon Balls

In our neck of Northern Virgina, there’s a cool cozy venue hidden in a tiny strip mall in Vienna.  Named Jammin’ Java, it’s more likely to bring to mind a coffee shop. Continue reading

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Part 3: Variation On A Theme – Nutella Panna Cotta – Better (very) Late Than Never!

The first time I had Nutella was in 1978 in the south of France when I was 15 years old.  THIRTY-SEVEN years ago.  Continue reading

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Leftover Ricotta? How ‘Bout Some Cannoli?

I should have realized when I bought a gallon of whole milk and a pint of heavy cream that I’d end up with a BIG batch of ricotta.  Continue reading

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Testing A New Treat for Easter– A Chocolate One, Of Course!

The Great Easter Menu Debate kicks off as soon as Grace books her train ticket for DC.  Continue reading

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A Light(er) Treat for Tummy Troubles

Nothing is worse than waking up at 3 AM to your sick child standing by your bed.  Continue reading

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