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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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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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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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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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No-Bake Chocolate Mousse Cheesecake

If you read my introduction (Who’s Char?), way back when I first started this blog, you may remember that I once had a boutique catering serving called: “ … And for Dessert?” which specialized in appetizers and desserts! Maybe that’s … Continue reading

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Strawberry Dessert Omelet

I was making my breakfast omelet this morning (I have a 2 egg omelet almost every morning – usually stuffed with some kind of breakfast meat and/or some of last night’s left-overs). Today, I was sautéing some kielbasa that I … Continue reading

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Old-Fashioned Blueberry Coffee Cake

We live a very casual lifestyle here in Southern California … we wear shorts (of whatever length) and sandals or flip-flops most of the time, too. Even when we go out in the evening, it is rare that we “dress … Continue reading

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