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High Altitude Cookies


While visiting my newborn granddaughter (and her parents, of course) in India, I attempted to make some chocolate chip cookies for the gazing guests coming to welcome the wee one. I was not prepared for the results of my favorite … Continue reading

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Avocado Chocolate Pudding


What a delightful surprise I had today!!!  I had the pleasure of meeting Susan, a dear friend of my sister. We visited in her lovely home where she served us an all natural, sugar free avocado pudding she had made. … Continue reading

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Mocha Banana Cake (best groom’s cake ever!)


I made eight of these (with a broken arm) for my son Seth’s wedding.  We put chocolate covered coffee beans around the bottom on the cake plates.  A very moist cake! 2 1/2 cups granulated sugar 1 cup shortening or … Continue reading

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Bumpy Things


How “Bumpy Things” got its name I feel a bit like Just So Stories’s author, Rudyard Kipling, but only a bit.  There are no animals involved!  One day my son, Corban, then three, begged me to make some bumpy things.  … Continue reading

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Natalie’s Oreo Truffles


Simple but scrumptious.  Crush a 16 oz bag of oreos and mix with an 8 oz package of softened cream cheese.  Put in refrigerator to chill.  Then, roll into small balls and coat with dipping chocolate or almond bark.  Place … Continue reading

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