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Le Madeleines (Finally)

Last year, my post-holiday bargain shopping score included two Il Mulino Madeleine pans, one light and one dark. I had a hunch that at $7 each, they were a steal. Heavy, non-stick commercial grade pans. I intended to try my … Continue reading

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Monkeying with Monkey Bread

Cooking for two is hard. More leftovers than anyone can possibly stand and I hate to see food go to waste! This morning I tried cutting a traditional monkey break recipe in half and baking it in a muffin tin. … Continue reading

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The (World’s) Greatest Banana Bread

No, I’m not bragging. That was the name of the recipe I pulled off the internet on March 24, 2002. Wow. Was there even an internet back then? I probably searched on Alta Vista. It came from a site called … Continue reading

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Sunday Brunch Waffles

I’m not a huge fan of breakfast, give me coffee and a few bites of pastry and I’m good until lunch. But when it’s brunch or breakfast for dinner, I’m in. And I LOVE a crispy waffle topped with berries … Continue reading

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Steakhouse Spinach Salad

Remember when we exchanged recipes after church suppers and pot lucks? Some of my all time faves were discovered that way. I don’t remember where I got this recipe, but I’ll never forget how it changed my view of spinach … Continue reading

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Christmas Croissant Bread Pudding

Total time: 2 hours | Serves 10-12 I fell in love with bread pudding in the early 80’s. A friend of mine gave me a recipe for Cajun Bread Pudding from Gourmet magazine. I didn’t even know what it was, … Continue reading

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Biscoff Is the Bomb

I’m not the only one who used to hoard Biscoff cookies every time I flew Delta. I was overjoyed when you could buy them in the grocery store; ecstatic when I discovered Biscoff Spread (like Nutella, but better!). This cupcake … Continue reading

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