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Cranberry Bread

When my kids were in elementary school, every year before Thanksgiving we checked out the book Cranberry Thanksgiving, by Wende and Harry Devlin, from the library.  It is different so many other Thanksgiving stories for children as it isn’t about … Continue reading

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Hot Cross Buns

These yeast buns are such a delicious pre-Easter treat.  Flavored with cinnamon and nutmeg and studded with currants, they are slightly sweet. We especially enjoy them for breakfast. Hot Cross Buns may date back to celebrations of the vernal equinox … Continue reading

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Cardamom Braid

Cardamom is one of my favorite spices.  I love it in Indian cooking, but I also like to add cardamom to cakes, cookies, pies and breads.  (Maybe this is my half-Norwegian heritage coming through, as cardamom is a common flavor … Continue reading

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Rosemary Focaccia

I have made this focaccia many times and it always turns out beautifully and is so delicious.  It is great for potlucks or picnics, and the rosemary flavor goes well with Mediterranean fare or with grilled foods.  I find that … Continue reading

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