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Tea Cakes for Everybody

There was  some coconut in my fridge inching its way to its expiration date and  I have a lemon tree spitting old lemons at the backyard cats, so staying true to my credo bake it before it goes bad I … Continue reading

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Give us our daily Banana Bread Cookies

It’s a holiday weekend and  we’re not barbecuing or having any kind of party, so I decided to make Andy a special Memorial Day Weekend treat. I found a recipe by Marianne Gleason on Just a Pinch recipes for Banana … Continue reading

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Herman’s Hermits Bars

Did you know that “Hermits” or Hermit bars/cookies are a thing? I didn’t. Apparently these are a traditional cookie/bar that  started a long time ago in New England. They are known to wear well with age (if you count three … Continue reading

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Bananator Strikes Again

I’ve mentioned before Andy’s obsession with banana bread. His favorite is a very simple one with a ton of sugar and butter in it. I recently had kind of an emergency tea party when my friend Kevin was in town … Continue reading

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RIPecans

I thought there was still time to save the pecans. My intention was to use them up in an applesauce bar, but by the time I went to get them they were dead. The killer-moths had gotten to them. I obviously … Continue reading

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Making Do With What You’ve Got!

When you’re  on a race to use up ingredients before they go bad, you sometimes have to improvize. I had decided to make “Sour Cream Tea Cakes” for Andy for Valentine’s Day. I got the recipe from “Just a Pinch … Continue reading

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It’s the Great Pumpkin Banana Bread!

Yeah, I’m one of those. I’m one of those people who goes crazy for pumpkin. I’ve always liked pumpkin pie. It wasn’t my favorite pie but it was good. It was serviceable.  Pumpkin Pie was always our traditional Thanksgiving dessert. I … Continue reading

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