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Cookies–Thumbprints and Macaroons

And a Texas Christmas Story Robert Earl Keene, Merry Christmas from the families Everybody is doing it: the season for baking. I don’t like to cut corners, but I also want to be fast. And I am saying it like … Continue reading

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Pecan Pie and Pumpkin Pie

It’s Feasting Time again, and don’t we all love pie! Now this lazy cook/baker won’t be telling you anything new about pecan pie and pumpkin pie, only this: You can whip them out in no time from the package recipe … Continue reading

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THE SALAD: It’s Out of the Box!

Don’t Eat Shark Soup, Eat Salad I am a really slow learner at times. It’s like, “yeah, the ketchup is standing on its head. Why didn’t they think of this sooner?” Now here comes another great revelation: I am making … Continue reading

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Pasta Season I: Bolognese, Lasagna, and Carbonara

Pasta rule the world. As the story goes, Marco Polo “discovered” the frilly, shapely, or stringy noodles in China and brought them to Europe in the 15th century. This is still a good story, yet the idea of making dough-to-boil … Continue reading

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Simply the best: Lemony Cupcakes

No time for baking? Try these Lemony Cupcakes here. My kids can make them in a jiffy from scratch. (Yeah, right, IMAGINE, they are under the icing. We had the color stuff left over from a cake class and got … Continue reading

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