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Lemon Tarragon Stuffed Eggs

Got hard boiled eggs that you dyed for Easter?  A great way to enjoy them after the hunt is to make them into stuffed eggs.  I have tried all kinds of recipes for stuffed (or “deviled”) eggs over the years, … Continue reading

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Salad with Pear, Pomegranate and Pumpkin Seeds

I was given some beautiful pears last week. (Thanks, Carol!)  We have mostly been enjoying them “straight up”, eaten out of hand.  But I’ve also been putting them in salads. I came up with a new salad combining pears and … 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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Gingerbread People (and Bears)

We enjoy making gingerbread cookies every Christmas.  We like the spice combination in this gingerbread cookie recipe from Rose’s Christmas Cookies from Rose Levy Beranbaum.  The ginger flavor is not too strong, and the cookies are nicely crisp.  Rose is … Continue reading

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Swedish Cinnamon Cookies

It’s time to be baking Holiday cookies!  For some reason, I usually start the holiday baking jag with these Swedish Cinnamon Cookies.  They are simple to make, and while not fancy, are the best-tasting cinnamon cookie I have ever had.  … Continue reading

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Turkey Sautéed with Onions and Almonds

This recipe is an easy way to reinvent leftover turkey into a different and refreshing dish.  Cooked turkey meat is chopped up and added to sautéed onions, slivered almonds and some Middle Eastern spices to produce a light and healthy … Continue reading

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Damn Fine Apple Pie

This apple pie recipe comes from Regan Daley’s In the Sweet Kitchen, a cookbook of  cakes, cookies, pies and other desserts.  It is an unusual cookbook in that the recipes don’t start until page 371, following  her dissertation on ingredients … Continue reading

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