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Christmas Dinner 2015 and Grace’s Favorite Cookie

Yes, the annual Christmas dinner debate is over.  The only discussions were minor because I announced I was going “back to basics”:  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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The Triple Hit Molasses Spice Cookies and the Last Minute Christmas Menu Lobbying Effort

I’ve been busy over the last few days– another batch of toffee because I felt the first one was overcooked, not even close to burnt, yet just a bit shy of perfect.  When I mentioned this to Grace, she said “I’ve had what you think is botched toffee and it’s fine, but go ahea and give it to Kurt for his work.  Continue reading

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Holiday Baking Day 1 – the “Angel” Cookies

Yes, I bake early and freeze my treats.  I realize this is anathema to some baking and foodie purists, but I like to have goodies on hand when people call to stop by for a visit– an event whose occurrence increases by an order of magnitude during the last month of the year!  Continue reading

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