Monthly Archives: December 2008

Conversions, Charts, and Cooking Tables

I have several posts  here on TFT that I know a lot find by searching.  I thought I would post a few links here, so everyone knows where to find what they are looking for. Measurement Conversion Table, which includes … Continue reading

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Long Island Iced Tea

Long Island Ice Tea – created in the 1970’s on Long Island, New York doesn’t actually contain tea, but is supposed to taste similar.  It’s a hugely popular drink, served almost everywhere.  I’m sharing this recipe as Sander is going … Continue reading

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Sweet and Sour Mix

Many cocktails call for a sweet and sour mix, or as it may be known’ sour’ or ‘sour mix’.  I’ve put a few variations of the mix recipe here — two are “no heat” versions, and one needs a 5 … Continue reading

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Merry FMAS!!

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Monkey Bread, aka Pull Aparts, Pully Bread, Picky Bread and Pinch Me Bread

There are some things that I make that are almost painfully simple.  And after reading some of the blogs this past week with all the complicated recipes — from liver pate to potato confiet, I really am almost embarrased to … Continue reading

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Christmas Wassail

Christmas Wassail 5 apples 1 1/2 cups brown sugar 1 cup port 4 12-ounce bottles of ale or dark beer, plus 1/4 cup 4 cinnamon sticks 4 cloves 1 Lemon, zest only 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground all … Continue reading

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Chicken and Wild Rice, with Onion and Orange Peppers

Weekends in my house are always for cooking.  And I enjoy making food on Saturday, but Sunday meals are always so much fun to make as I get to cook with Sander.  We decide at the end of the week … Continue reading

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