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Train Treats for the Orchesquad: Dulce de Leche Cookies

My son Ken attends a parochial Catholic high school after eight years in our county public school system.   The biggest adjustment for him was not academics, but his school orchestra program. Continue reading

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Taste Test #2 By The Tweenagers – Low-Fat Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies

Before I forget, I need to give you an update on my recent post about the plate method for diabetics.  My sister Tina commented that for the DM plate method, you should add a fruit and a glass of low-fat milk. Continue reading

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No-Baking-Required Boozy Bourbon Balls

Yeah.  Boozy bourbon balls.  They’re another old-fashioned Christmas cookie that I promise your little kids will ignore, should they happen to take a taste after you’ve warned them they won’t enjoy these “adults-only” treats.  The bourbon flavor is intense, Continue reading

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December 22, 2012 · 9:51 am

Anise Puffs

My mother used to make these delicious anise-flavored cookies every Christmas when I was very little.  The cookies were shaped like tiny mushrooms with a crunchy puffy cap that sat atop a cookie base.  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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