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Cookbooks galore

I have been working on purging my kitchen of unused stuff and cookbooks. My love of books carries over into to the kitchen. The collection of books was taking over my workspace.  This collection has my…

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When life gives you lemons make lemon bars.

When life gives you lemons make lemon curd and as much as I love lemonade, I love lemon curd so much more. You can do a lot of things with lemon curd, bedsides eating it…

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It’s National Watermelon Day

So, cool off from the dog days of August with some cool Watermelon. Moon and Stars is making a comeback as a wonderful, somewhat seedless heirloom variety. You should be able to find Sugar Baby  available at your…

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Market baskets

I had the privilege to live in Germany for three years while my husband was stationed in the Army. We lived in a very small town in southwest Germany call Baumholder. For me it was adventure, in…

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Cream, Creme Fraiche, mushrooms and noodles=Beef Stroganoff

Just a few rich ingredients and you get something special. I found this out with the Beef Stroganoff I made today from the Ad Hoc cookbook. The cream  sauce was simmered for 35 minutes with…

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