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Christmas & Holiday Recipe Collection

  Time flies when you are busy!  I just moved, and hopefully will get back to cooking and creating recipes once the holidays are over.  Until then….. I’ll be making some Peppermint Bark candy this weekend and The Best Sugar Cookies … Continue reading

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Lemon Custard Cake for Two

Lemon Custard Cake for Two 1 egg, separated 1/2 cup sugar 1/3 cup milk 2 tablespoons flour 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon zest (reserve 1/4 teaspoon of zest) 1/8 teaspoon salt Whipped cream, optional Preheat the … Continue reading

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Cheesecake

I grew up eating cheesecake.  Well.. really, what I *thought* was cheesecake.  It was Jell-O No Bake Cheesecake, which does have it’s place in the world of quick/instant desserts.  But it isn’t really cheesecake. Living in New York, there is … Continue reading

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White & Milk Chocolate Peppermint Bark Candy

One of my favorite things at the holiday is the taste peppermint.  And nothing is better than peppermint and chocolate,  and a cup of hot cocoa.   However, the place we usually get peppermint bark is at Williams-Sonoma and is … Continue reading

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Chocolate Covered Peppermint Patties

I love these things.. I love all mint-chocolate recipes, and especially this one, as it is really just yum.  It is, as most of my recipes are, simple and easy to do.  It does take some time, and is a … Continue reading

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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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