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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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Teatime in India has its special ceremonies. Spiced tea, “chai,” is boiled, not brewed. Every family infuses its favorite aromas and has a protocol for making it. Chai has sometimes brought me back from the dead. No matter how tired … Continue reading

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Baked Tandoori Chicken, Our Party Favorite

We bake tandoori chicken when we expect a lot of people. This recipe has never failed us and saved us much time, trouble and money. Remember: marinate the meat a day before. This recipe is for 5 pounds chicken thighs and … Continue reading

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