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Date and Raisin Slices

Don’t dismiss some of those older recipes out of hand as being hopelessly out of touch with today’s tastes. Some of them are amazingly on point. Such as this recipe. I belong to a Facebook group called “Recipe Clippings,” that, … 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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Devil’s Rain Salad (NICE!)

I was minding my own bidness, reading a mystery, when one of the main characters starts preparing dinner: grilled steaks, twice baked potatoes, and Devil’s Rain Salad. A quick search of da Google told me that it was a spicy, … Continue reading

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The Doris Project (TDP) Week 32: Nut Pie

This recipe, from mom’s Tampa Sewing Class, is a pretty simple to toss together and tasty dessert. Except for the fact that it comes out in pieces. Of course, that could’ve been due to the fact that – oops! – … Continue reading

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The Doris Project (TDP) Week 2: Roasted Broccoli & Garlic Pasta

Your choice of pasta, cooked and tossed with freshly roasted broccoli, garlic, and walnuts along with a wee, tiny bit of butter and some Parmesan cheese. Nice, and wicked simple to put together; this dinner idea from the big bag … Continue reading

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Basil and Walnut Pesto for Caprese Naan ‘Za!

This year’s batch o’ basil is doing quite well, ThankYouVeryMuch. I don’t know if it’s the close proximity to the porch maple or some other mystery factor, but the only time the beetles have found it this year is the … Continue reading

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Pecans (or Walnuts), Candied and Spiced

A friend of mine was recently bemoaning the bother of blanching nuts, and I must confess that I was confused – I have found this method to be almost ridiculously easy. Now, admittedly, he was talking about almonds, which I … Continue reading

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Happy Turkey Day! Oh, and Spiced Nuts!

Ermmm, as you can see, our bird is still under wraps – literally. I’ve covered it in cheesecloth and poured a bourbon, brown sugar, and apple cider marinade over all, then covered and stashed the works downstairs to be dealt … Continue reading

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Walnut Cookies

Well… the OFFICIAL title of this first place winner of the 2010 Chicago Tribune Holiday Cookie Contest is ‘Grandma’s Walnut Horns’ – but I know neither Beth Grabowski nor her granny – so let’s just cut to the chase: these … Continue reading

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