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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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Cranberry Pecan Pie

What is the traditional pie served at Thanksgiving? Pumpkin? Pecan? Chocolate Pecan? Apple? All true! But this year, how about trying something new and different, yet using some of the traditional Thanksgiving ingredients: Cranberries and Pecans! They really do go … Continue reading

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Chocolate Irish Potato Cake

What do you do with left-over mashed potatoes? Since I rarely make them, I always have left-overs and I usually just make a patty, lightly flour it, and fry it up for breakfast along with my usual cheese omelet instead … Continue reading

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Nutmeg Muffins

Some of you long-time readers may recall that during my tenure in LA, among other occupations and professions, I owned and operated a boutique catering company called; “… And For Dessert?” Why that name? Well, my wonderfully creative sister and … Continue reading

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Friday’s Copycat Bruschetta Chicken Pasta

Sometimes I cheat a little bit a give you a “knockoff” or “copycat” copy of a famous (or infamous, as the case may be) recipe. If I have changed it to make it easier, friendlier, or in my never humble … Continue reading

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Happy Luck Fortune Cookies

Long ago and far away, I had a friend who threw a bachelor party for one of his friends in San Francisco. He arranged for the Bachelor Dinner in what was then the finest of the Chinese restaurants in the … Continue reading

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Old Fashioned Chocolate Cherry Malt

Cherries are at the very peak right now and are about as reasonably priced as they are going to be! The darker they are, the sweeter they are and they are packed with flavor, vitamins and fiber! When you pit … Continue reading

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