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Making dinners for two


I’m trying to learn to cook in moderation. After having owned a café for eight years and being a stay-at-home mom with two growing boys, I never have learned how to cook in small quantities. The more the better, and there was always plenty to go around, especially for the revolving door of friends my boys would have over – […]

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Valentine’s Day is here and it seems that part of the celebration includes over-the-top decadent treats for a sweet tooth. The following recipes may be a bit on the laborious side, but if you’re up for the challenge, you might just find a new favorite dessert for those special occasions. Happy Valentine’s Day! Chocolate Jefferson Stout Cupcakes Recipe from: John […]

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Experiencing baking bread


 Well, I finally did it. I actually baked from scratch! May not sound like a big deal to many, but as some of the regular readers know, I am not a baker. I had some bananas that were getting overly ripe and was going to throw them out, but my se… Please register for a free account or log in […]

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Savoring super chicken recipes


 The following recipes are from a cookbook, The Super Chicken Cookbook by Iona Nixon, published in 1982. Doesn’t seem like that many years ago, but the introduction written by Nixon makes it seem as though it was at least a century. It is, in pa… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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