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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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Pizza Pockets (Frango redo)


Frango means chicken in Portuguese so I can’t call these by that name, there’s no chicken in them like the ones in my cookbook. But, I made these just like I do the old and new frangoes. “What had happened … Continue reading

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When the world gives you duck eggs, make cookies, of course!


What a day for surprises! My first surprise. I had a record number of visitors to my blog on this day, all because of one post! Thanks for liking it. Update: 259 lattes to go in 44 days. My second … Continue reading

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When the world gives you onions, make French onion soup.


Again and again, I have been blessed with gifts of food and the kitchen challenge begins. With more onions than I could put on a sandwich or dice for spaghetti sauce, I decided to make French onion soup. 8 large … Continue reading

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A New Frango


Some of you may know of the Frango from my cafe or my cookbook, A Dollop and A Pinch: Recipes and Stories from The Baron York.  Frango is Portuguese for chicken and I had fashioned a dish after my favorite Brazilian treat. The … Continue reading

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When the world gives you chicken, have biology class.


Occasionally I am on the receiving end of free food. Today I received two whole chickens. What does a homeschooling mom do with whole chickens? Why, have impromptu biology class, of course. Neither of the girls had ever cut up a chicken or even … Continue reading

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When the world gives you bread, make bread pudding!


On Christmas Eve, Tom, Melea and I went to a nearby Golden Corral for dinner. It seemed odd for a December 24th but we had already had “Christmas” the week before in Atlanta with all the stateside children we could … Continue reading

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“Pink Month” Slaw


Blue is for boys and pink is for girls, usually. But Sunday football has revealed an oxymoron of pink flashes donning professional athletes. Why? October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In 1943, Susan Goodman was born followed three years later by her sister, … Continue reading

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Get Loaded


The title is “loaded” with meaning. What are you expecting on this post after reading “get loaded” in the title? Your answer just might reveal your “inner self.” Or, not.  What did you think was going to follow? (Share your answers in … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Cookies


Fall means pumpkins!Whether you are carving them to illuminate or cooking with them, pumpkins are in season and signify autumn. A fierce competition is on for the world’s largest pumpkin and at the time of this writing farmer Ron Wallace … Continue reading

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