Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies (King Arthur)

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King Arthur’s 2015 recipe of the year is Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies.  I’ve been looking at this recipe for about a month, and finally decided to give it a try.  It did not disappoint!  As I often do, I read … Continue reading

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Flourless Chocolate Cake (King Arthur)

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Well, it’s the weekend, and time for me to spend most of my day in the kitchen making stuff.  Originally, I had planned on making a Doberge Cake using Gambino’s recipe.  Upon further reflection, I decided that I didn’t want … Continue reading

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Honey Wheat Rolls (Bread Machine)

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One of my absolute favorite things to make is bread.  The fact that one can add a little bit of salt and yeast to what I used as paste when I as a kid is totally captivating.  I don’t think … Continue reading

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Chicken Mozzarella Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

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One of Susan’s favorite websites is Pinterest.  I have to confess that I spend a lot of time there as well!  Given her passion for cooking, Susan spends a lot of time looking at different things to try.  One such … Continue reading

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CPK Rosemary Chicken and Potato Pizza

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One of Susan’s favorite pizzas is the Rosemary Chicken and Potato Pizza from California Pizza Kitchen.  Unfortunately, this pizza has been discontinued in the restaurants.  Its recipe, however, is in The California Pizza Kitchen Cookbook.  As a dutiful daughter, Susan … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras King Cake (Bread Machine)

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Mardi Gras which French for Fat Tuesday begins on January 6 and culminates on the day before Ash Wednesday.  The traditional Mardi Gras colors are purple, green and gold.  These colors were chosen in 1872.  Purple depicts justice, green depicts … Continue reading

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Engilsh Digestive Biscuits

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If you’ve ever been to the UK, you’ve probably sampled McVitie’s Digestive Biscuits (a.k.a. cookies in the US).  I know that the name isn’t very appealing, but the taste definitely is! The story goes that digestive biscuits were first conceived … Continue reading

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French Bread Rolls (Bread Machine)

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Ever since I got my little bread machine, I’ve been experimenting and trying to perfect different breads.  One success story is my french bread rolls!  The basis for the recipe that I use came from the King Arthur Flour site, … Continue reading

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Chocolate Oatmeal Pecan Cookies

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I felt like making some cookies today, but what kind?  As I was thinking about it, I remembered making a variation of Tartine’s chocolate oatmeal walnut cookies from Tartine.  It had been a long time since I made these cookies, … Continue reading

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Margherita Pizza

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When Susan and I were in Paris earlier this year, we seemed to eat pizza a lot.  Part of the reason was that there was a wonderful little pizza restaurant right across the street from our hotel. Our pizza of … Continue reading

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