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My Thoughts on Jams, Jellies, Cranberries, & Turkeys

In between putting our house on the market and cleaning and going through closets and drawers and moving kids to and from college and into new apartments, I have continued to cook and bake and can. I find working in … Continue reading

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Some of Our Favorite Treats and Drinks for the Holidays

For the times they are a-changin’ – Bob Dylan The tree is decorated. The gifts are bought and wrapped. The cards and packages have been mailed. What’s left? Christmas Baking! We aren’t doing a family get together to bake Christmas … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Grandma’s Fudge

Christmas isn’t complete without some of my mother-in-law’s (aka Grandma) famous fudge.  She always made regular chocolate fudge, but she also made butterscotch and peanut butter fudge each year.  DSH’s favorite flavor is butterscotch, but he comes from a long … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Holiday Seven Layer Bars

One of our favorite holiday recipes is one for Hello Dolly Dainties which are also known as Seven Layer Cookies. When I saw a version for these same cookies in the November / December 2011 issue of Midwest Living magazine, it … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Hot Apple Cider

A few days ago, I shared a recipe for Glühwein (hot mulled wine).  The recipe for hot apple cider is almost identical but since it is non-alcoholic, it is good for young and old alike. Apple cider is a common … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Peanut Butter Blossoms

For several years, my sister-in-law, my mother-in-law, the kids, and I have been getting together to make Christmas cookies.  We have a list of old stand-by cookies that we always make, and there are a number of other cookies that have … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Cookies for the Holidays

I’ve been baking a lot of cookies for the holidays this week.  I made up three trays for a holiday fund raiser for our kids’ senior class celebration.  I made some Cathedral Cookies, some Peanut Butter Rocky Road, some Chinese … Continue reading

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