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Roasted Radishes

What ways do you think of when I say: Radishes! Sliced into salads? Radish roses to decorate a meat or cheese platter, or a turkey or ham? How about a sandwich? OK, all of the above. But have you ever … Continue reading

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Cassoulet

We’ve talked in the past about how each culture has its own version of stews and the basic similarities – and differences – between them based on their cultures and the areas in which they lived. This, of course, affected … Continue reading

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A Valentine Treat — Dipped Strawberries

Most people love strawberries – and strawberries dipped in chocolate are a double treat! So fun to eat and to see; so elegant, too (often with a glass of champagne), the thought just says “Be My Valentine!” over and over … Continue reading

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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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