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Parfait! Benedictine

Because this coming Saturday is the Kentucky Derby, and because folk do like to prepare ahead of time, I am adding a bonus Parfait! post today. Benedictine is a cream cheese spread that is said to be de rigueur for … Continue reading

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Liverwurst Pâté

Wait, don’t go! This updated version of an old party standby is really, really good; and dead simple to toss together – just what you need at this time of the year! Spread on some crusty bread with mebbe a … Continue reading

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Layered Pistachio Dessert

Catchy name, no? But… that really is what this is; a layer of walnut pastry, topped with a layer of  cream cheese and confectioners’ sugar whipped together with some cool whip, then a layer of pistachio pudding; all topped with … 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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Michigan Cheese Spread

Technically, the very nice lady and former coworker who gave me this recipe – years ago, now – calls this a cheese ball; but it has always worked better for me as a spread. Pretty frikkin’ fantastic with veggies, but … Continue reading

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Parfait! Better Apple Pie Bars

A few weeks ago, I made a batch of Apple Pie Bars according to a recipe from the nice folk at Kraft foods; and they were quite good. But… Tho’ I (for once) followed instructions and used the sized pan … Continue reading

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Maple Pecan Cream Cheese

It was a beautiful autumn Sunday morning, and we had absolutely nothing planned for the day… well, except for Rich to prepare for two weeks of bidness travel; so, I resolved to take a bit of the sting of his … Continue reading

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Apple Pie Bars

This is a pretty awesome dessert; and the pastry recipe was so unusual – well, to me, anyway – that I knew I’d have to try it. The nice folk at Kraft sent me an email featuring fall desserts, and … Continue reading

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Mint Oreo Cheesecake Cups

I’ve kindasorta done this recipe before, with the cherry cheesecake cup post two weeks ago; but, I had a package of mint Oreo Thins the hubby had picked up at the market, and thought that mebbe I should try the … Continue reading

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No-Bake Cherry Cheesecake Cups

I came across the idea for this recipe somewhere on line. Allshecooks.com had done a post about mint Oreo cheesecake cups, and I was pretty certain I could adapt it to accommodate the graham crackers and cherry all-fruit spread I’d … Continue reading

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