Monthly Archives: December 2014

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year – 2015 As another year of cooking and chatting comes to an end, thank you for continuing to follow Cooking With Char. I am going to take a well deserved vacation from the computer, but not from … Continue reading

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MNF – Lemon Rose Champagne Cocktail

For this New Year’s Eve, I thought I’d give you something a little bit different! How about a Lemon Rose Champagne Cocktail? Doesn’t that sound intriguing? It certainly did to me and when I tried it, I found I couldn’t … Continue reading

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MNF – Kourabiedes – Greek Cookies

Way back in 1992 (in my youth!!) my service club in Santa Monica decided to publish a cookbook as a fundraiser. Now, from the date, you can see it was loooooong before the plethora of cooking shows and channels on … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Christmas Poem ‘Twas the night before Christmas And all through the house Mom and Dad were rushing The candles to douse.   The presents were Labeled and under the tree Santa’s cookies & milk Were where they should be.   … Continue reading

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MNF – Creamy Tomato Soup

Did you grow up with tomato soup? Along with Mother’s homemade chicken soup Campbell’s ® tomato soup and a toasted cheese sandwich were a standard lunch in cold weather. (Warm weather? Cream cheese and walnuts on raisin bread which I still … Continue reading

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Potato Kugel

It’s Chanukah – the Jewish Festival of Lights. As I’ve told you in the past, this is a ‘minor’ holiday on the Jewish calendar but has become more important in the past 3 or 4 decades as a gift-giving holiday. … Continue reading

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Mocha Dot Cookies

The nonpareil candies (along with malted milk balls) were my 2 favorite candies growing up and today, rank second and third after any kind of dark chocolate! I just loved the way those little white balls felt in my mouth … Continue reading

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