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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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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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Chocolate Truffles

Valentine’s Day – the day for lovers! When you have someone special in your life, even if that ‘someone’ is YOU – because you are special, too! – Chocolate truffles are one of the very first things that come to … Continue reading

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Vanilla Cinnamon Baked Apples

As a kid, making Baked Apples was a sure-fire way to get me to eat apples! My mother didn’t do anything fancy with them – she just took some of the skin off the top of a Roman Beauty (and … Continue reading

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Blondie’s Apple Brownies

I’ve always been a Dagwood & Blondie fan – his sandwich creations are amazing! I’ve seen his mouth open and lean towards his (apparently) unreachably high sandwich but never actually seen him take a bite! Have you? Once Blondie became … Continue reading

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Waldorf Salad

Puttin’ on the Ritz – at the Waldorf! If you think of famous, fancy hotels in the “Golden Age” of the Twenties and Thirties (or what you’ve seen of them in films – or have been told of them), perhaps … Continue reading

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Mocha Nanaimo Bars

I was sitting here thinking that now Spring is here – and Summer will arrive before we are ready for it (are we EVER ready for it?). We baked desserts all winter long because using the oven helped heat the … Continue reading

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