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Experimental Cooking: Chocolate Chocolate-Chip Cookies

I can’t follow directions very well, we know this. Halfway through making regular chocolate-chip cookies I was inspired to add more chocolatey-goodness. So I modified it. Results below: Chocolate-chocolate chip cookies Makes about 2 1/2 dozen Ingredients 2 1/4c flour … Continue reading

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Update — How Thanksgiving went and upcoming events

Oh my! I realized I forgot to update you guys about how my Thanksgiving meal went! Silly me! It was a good meal, overall. It was my first time cooking a turkey… which was definitely an adventure! I decided to … Continue reading

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The BEST bowl of malt-o-meal EVER

Okay, So I know this isn’t the best topic to start with, but I can’t get it off my mind. Tonight I am home sick, and didn’t feel like making a proper meal. The only thing that caught my eye … Continue reading

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Not-too-sweet Strawberry Biscuits

It is fresh strawberry season here in the Pacific Northwest. A local burger joint has their fresh strawberry shakes, shortcakes, and smoothies on special right now. My father-in-law purchased a half-flat (6 quarts) of strawberries recently, and needed them to … Continue reading

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Foods From Childhood: Grandma Bennett’s Simple Pie Crust

Before making any pie, you need to start with the right crust. My mamma used the same pie crust for berry and fruit pies. She learned the recipe from her Mamma. It was simple, used few ingredients, and was really … Continue reading

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Foods from Childhood: Mamma B’s Quick-n-Easy Chocolate Pie

Hello, family and friends! My Mamma’s Apple Pie recipe is still coming soon. I keep forgetting to grab my hand-written cookbook to get it. I have yet to memorize it. To make up for it, I am featuring my Mamma … Continue reading

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Sauteed Swiss Chard with Parmesan (… or not)

Sauteed Swiss Chard with Parmesan Ingredients: 2T Butter 2T Olive oil 1T Minced garlic (more is great!) 1/2 sm onion, diced 1 bunch swiss chard (We used rainbow! Stems and center ribs cut out and chopped together, leaves coarsely chopped … Continue reading

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