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Ginger Sparklers

April 23, 2012

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My gram was, at one point, kind of fond of Martha Stewart.  For a while we would get her a subscription to Mrs. Stewart’s flagship magazine.  Then, one day, the whole relationship went sour.  Gram found a recipe, her recipe, for ginger cookies, in the magazine.  Why was good money being spent on this magazine […]

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Mocha Meringues

April 16, 2012


After making two batches of lemon dessert for Easter, I had a total of eight egg whites left over.  If you have been reading on here for very long, you already know that throwing them out was not an option.  Being a little tired of lemon at this point, I decided to go the meringue […]

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Butterscotch Spice Cookies

April 5, 2011


>I have begun to get regular e-mail updates from Pinnacle Foods, maker of Duncan Hines products, among other things. Another gem arrived today.  This one, just in the nick of time.  The bus stops at our house at 3:45.  It was 3 pm.  The cookie jar was woefully empty.  What to do? In a pinch, […]

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Hundred Year Old Cookies

February 2, 2011

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OK, well, not the cookies.  But the recipe is.  At least, this is what I’m told by them whose apron strings I aspire to tie.  I suspect a couple of ingredients have probably been modified for modern convenience, but all in all, it turns out pretty gosh darn tasty cookies Given the state of my […]

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A Hundred Uses for Pastry

October 31, 2010

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Pastry, even the world’s best pastry, will only last so long in the fridge.  Eventually, one must bring oneself to part with the temptation of flaky, crumbly, melt in your mouth deliciousness.  More pie?  Not always the answer, my dear friend. These are Oma’s Leftover cookies.  Great-oma, as you may have guessed, was Dutch.  And […]

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