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Mars Rice Krispies Squares

May 15, 2012

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Spring is here.  For real this time. I double pinky swear.  But spring is not all sunshine and daffodils.  It also brings rainy days. Which means small people will be inside far more than they are outside. Which means that they will get “Booooorred” – fast Which means you may go craaaaazy – fast. Which […]

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Wordless Wednesday – Kitchen Supervisors

December 6, 2011

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The shopping for Christmas is finished for our house.  The wrapping?  Only teacher gifts left.  Tree?  Up.  House? Decorated.  Time to bake.  And what job site is complete without a supervisor?  Or maybe two…

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Wordless Wednesday – How Do You Do It?

September 6, 2011

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I have been asked, more than once, how it is I manage to cook with some or all of the kids around. And take pictures of the whole scenario. To be honest, I don’t really remember working any other way. I don’t really buy into the concept that my kids are ‘under foot’   We […]

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Peanut Butter Cookies

July 18, 2011

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One of the most classic childhood cookies has to be the peanut butter cookie.  It also happens to be a great cookie to make with kids. This is the recipe that I and my family use. In my world, the only peanut butter that will do is Kraft Crunchy peanut butter.  Do not attempt to […]

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International Baking

April 28, 2011

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There’s something about making old recipes.  They often have quirky measurements, odd instructions, or bizarre names.  Take Swedish Thumbprint cookies.  I somehow doubt one will find this is the national dish of Sweden.  In fact, it’s probably about as authentic as the Swedish Berry or the Swedish Chef. There’s also an incredible simplicity to a […]

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