Monthly Archives: February 2013

Molten Chocolate Cakes w/Cherry (or Fresh Berry) Glaze

Ingredients: 12 oz. semisweet chocolate  (chop chocolate and divide: 8 oz. / 4 oz.) 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons granulated sugar (reserve 2 tablespoons portion) 1 cup+ 2 tablespoons butter cut in cube  (reserve 2 tablespoon portion) 4 whole eggs … Continue reading

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Brioche Pudding (w/ Jack Daniel’s Caramel Sauce or Salted Caramel Ice Cream)

The homey comfort of this Sweet Eggy Bread Pudding is unmatched by any other dessert with the arguable exception of homemade Peach Ice Cream on a hot southerny afternoon.  Granted when served with the Easy Jack Daniel’s Caramel Sauce this … Continue reading

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Ham, Bacon and Cheese Waffles

These hearty waffles stand up to hungry man appetites but please the delicate refined tastes of more sophisticated eaters as well.  They are a show-off brunch favorite at my house.  A special occasion unto themselves, you don’t have to have a holiday to … Continue reading

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What’s For Alice’s Dinner?

In her email to me, Alice declares her five key ingredients and needs to feed 6 people tonight.  Her family is using up their food stocks because they are moving to Michigan from Central Washington and the movers are coming … Continue reading

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Spring Cookie Recipes

Christmas and Valentine’s Day are not the only time cookies are a welcomed treat.  Spring calls for a few goodies, too, cookies for events that are filled now with commercial selections are a natural occasion to fill in with some … Continue reading

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Red *White & Blue * Holiday Tart

Filling: 1 pint each, blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries ½ cup seedless raspberry jam ½ cup orange marmalade ½ cup rosé wine            Wash (rinse well), dry and hull, fruit, slice strawberries and gently mix together with … Continue reading

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Cheesecake with Strawberry Coulee and Chocolate

While this is not entirely fat free or sugar free, the secrets of this Cheesecake are that it is a delectable dessert and a Proven Winner with a significant reduction in both fat and sugar in this recipe.   Beautifully delicious, we promise that unless … Continue reading

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Pantry Planning for Summer: Some Suggestions

Pantry Planning for Summer Now is the time to start planning summer picnics, barbecues and parties.  The summer is short, and you want to spend as much of it as is possible actually enjoying its unique offerings, not stuck in … Continue reading

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DAY 3 of 3 Days of Pantry Menus and Recipes

What’s for Dinner?   Yum! Day 3 Polly writes: Tonight I did exactly what you advised and it helped me plan for dinner and I didn’t have to run out for anything.  Granted, we didn’t have everything I’d liked to … Continue reading

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Day 2 of 3 Days of Pantry Menus and Recipes

What’s for Dinner?   Yum! Day 2 Polly writes: Tonight I did exactly what you advised and it helped me plan for dinner and I didn’t have to run out for anything.  Granted, we didn’t have everything I’d liked to … Continue reading

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