Monthly Archives: August 2011

Cleaning a copper bottom pot


If you can’t find the Copper Glo in the store or you just forgot to buy some copper cleaner, here’s what you need: vinegar and salt. One dirty copper bottom pot, pour over vinegar and sprinkle on salt and rub … Continue reading

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Cookbook Update #8: Photo shoot-Baron Bars and Teapot


Just can’t wait for you to get the book to see more of Katie Rivers’ photographic work.  She is amazing.

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Cookbook Update #7: The Keys to the process!


My vision is shrinking to only be able to see my laptop keyboard!!! Well, and the screen, I hope.  But, I have to keep on keeping on and remember that these little black squares ARE the keys to getting the … Continue reading

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Cookbook Update #5: Baron Bars and Lemon Icebox Pie


Getting ready for the photo shoot for the cover so I made Baron Bars and Lemon Icebox Pie AND another batch of dilled potato soup (already posted photos).  The cooking part was fun but the challenging part was finding the … Continue reading

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Raspberry Jalapeno Pepper Jelly Chicken Salad


I discovered another delicious use for the Raspberry Jalapeno Pepper Jelly I sell at the Baron York booth…chicken salad.  I WAS going to make my regular chicken salad but discovered I only had two of the needed ingredients (chicken and … Continue reading

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Cookbook update #4:tea info and walking tour


Talked with John Chaffey from Metropolitan Tea in Ontario, Canada to verify my tea info.  Good thing.  First, I had misspelled Emperor Shen Nung’s name! (typo)  Everyone knows how to spell his name!  He discovered tea in 2737 BC!  Secondly, … Continue reading

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Cookbook Update #3: Dilled potato soup


Although the day started with eye surgery, I, with one eye closed, made a batch of dilled potato soup.  We are planning to have a photo of it on the cover so the first step was to dress…rather undress, the … Continue reading

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Cookbook Update #2: research and Apple Nut Coffee Ring


Research at the city library confirmed many facts of the history portion.  One new detail was that there is some discussion about the person Clarkesville is named after.  Most people believe it was General John C. Clark, a revolutionary hero and … Continue reading

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Cookbook Update #1 recipe testing


This afternoon I was able to get more writing done and only have a few more stories to complete.   This evening I tested two recipes.  Guess I know what we are having for dinner!  Stuffed mushroom caps and Brazilian pizza.  I … Continue reading

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