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Condensed Milk Bread

Condensed Milk Bread

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Please follow and like us: Condensed Milk Bread This has to be the best bread recipe I have ever made.  It is delicious!!!  Soft, fluffy, buttery and sweet.  It’s sooo good! I had heard of Japanese Milk Bread, but when I saw Condensed Milk Bread […]

Lemon Lavender Honey Pound Cake

Lemon Lavender Honey Pound Cake

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Lemon Lavender Honey Pound Cake Why make one pound cake when you can make two?  This is my recipe for a Lemon Lavender Honey Pound Cake.  While I was making this, I thought this could easily be turned into a Honey Chamomile Pound Cake as […]

Lemon Poppy Seed Pound Cake

Lemon Poppy Seed Pound Cake

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Lemon Poppy Seed Pound Cake My Mother frequently made pound cakes when I was young.  They were always a family favorite.  She typically made a larger version in a 10″ tube pan.  One day, I will post that version. I took that recipe and made […]

Spinach Balls

Spinach Balls

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Spinach Balls Spinach Balls are a perfect party appetizer.  They are delicious and easy to make.  I serve them with cocktail napkins and a toothpick, but they are great as finger food as well. I have been making these since the ’80s and they always […]

Kitchen Knives

Kitchen Knives

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Kitchen Knives A question that I am often asked is, “What brand of Kitchen Knives do I own?” I have three brands/sets that I own and use.  I suggest visiting a store like Williams-Sonoma or Sur La Table to try them out.  Unlike a regular […]

Escarole Soup

Escarole Soup

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Escarole Soup Escarole Soup is a classic Italian soup.  It is very quick and easy to make.  It is also flavorful, yet a really light soup.  Escarole is a winter leafy green that is part of the endive lettuce family, but it is not as […]

Springerle Cookies

Springerle Cookies

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Springerle Springerle is a type of 14th Century South German biscuit or cookie.  It is made with an embossed design by pressing a Sprinergle mold onto rolled out dough.  The cookies must dry uncovered for 24 hours which preserves the details of the pattern prior […]

Winter Solstice Cookies

Winter Solstice Cookies

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Winter Solstice Cookies I found this Winter Solstice Cookie recipe on Pinterest from Just a smidgen blog.  The source was quoted as from Epicurious, but I couldn’t find the original recipe.  I was looking for a nice butter cookie recipe for the holidays and thought […]

Pfeffernüsse

Pfeffernüsse

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Pfeffernüsse Pfeffernüsse are small, festive spice cookies that are popular in Germany and North America for the Christmas holidays.  Similar versions can be found in Denmark and The Netherlands. The original recipe was from a friend of my brother and his family.  Unfortunately, through the […]

Lentil and Ham Soup

Lentil and Ham Soup

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Lentil and Ham Soup This hearty Lentil and Ham Soup is perfect for a cold winter’s day.  It is packed with flavor and simple to make. Lentils are perfect addition for this soup.  I used Bob’s Red Mill green Lentils, Petite French Style for this […]


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