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Mixed Berry Vodka – How Was It?

A bit over a month ago, I put a batch of Mixed Berry Vodka together to serve friends at the holidaze. The thing is, I got started late, because, stuff, and so, it has taken until this snowy January Saturday … Continue reading

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Swozzled Cherries

As my friend, Mira, is known to say (after an especially trying day with work or the kids)… “You don’t know, this could be vodka!” Well, now you don’t have to wonder, because, yes, this is, in fact, a jar … Continue reading

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Cherry Vodka

I normally make a couple of batches of Limoncello to share at the holidaze; but this year, I came across a recipe from the book “From From a Polish Country House Kitchen” by Anne Applebaum & Danielle Crittenden for cherry … Continue reading

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Dr Pepper Jello Salad

Yeh, I went there. I made a molded jello salad, and you know what? It wasn’t half bad, and loaded with cherries and pineapple and Mandarin orange slices. Even the kids who Mira said wouldn’t touch a jello thing were … Continue reading

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My Take on Waldorf Salad

As was made extremely plain in a 30+ year old episode of Fawlty Towers; a Waldorf Salad is: apples, celery, walnuts, and mayonnaise. Except, when it’s not. My Waldorf Salad has apples, sure. And celery. But then I go a … Continue reading

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Fruit Salad With Cucumber

??? Yep, you read that headline correctly; I was looking at a surfeit of fruit and cucumbers that I was wonder what, exactly, to do with. But then, I was meeting friends for lunch and conversation and mebbe some wine. … Continue reading

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Parfait! Cherry Crisp Bars

So… this is and it isn’t really a Parfait! recipe. It is a Parfait! because it is based on those wicked fine Apple Pie Bars and uses the same, most excellent, pastry recipe; but it also isn’t a Parfait! because … Continue reading

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Spicy-Sweet BBQ Pulled Pork

So. I bought this recipe magazine as a joke for my very favorite mom-in-law, who kinda (secretly) hates pitch in dinners. But, as it happens, there were a lot of interesting ideas packed into those pages, so I ended up … Continue reading

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Granola Bars

We were visiting my sister for an extended weekend and, mindful of all of us trying to eat (at least a little bit) healthier, she forewent her traditional morning sideboard groaning with croissant, danish, and other pastry treats in favor … Continue reading

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Cherry Pastry Bars

I came across this recipe on the interwebs, and knew I’d have to make it – cherries are one of my very favorite treats, and a cherry pastry that looked to be as simple to toss together as this did … Continue reading

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