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Best banana bread recipe really is

I never, and I mean never, post recipes here that I find on the Web. I am going to make an exception for this banana bread recipe, which claims to be “Best Banana Bread.” It is. By far. It calls … Continue reading

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Downsizing, or Why I Buy Ben & Jerry’s, Where a Pint is a Pint is a Pint

Downsizing always makes me mad. Why don’t manufacturers take a little hit to their own bottom lines in order to benefit the consumer? I guess in today’s world greed reigns supreme. Downsizing is why I now rarely buy Hellmann’s/Best Foods … Continue reading

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Caramel in a Pinch

If you find you’re in need of caramel and don’t want to go through the full spiel, read on. Caramel elevates most everything it’s added to, and to have a decent caramel sauce available with little notice and a reduced chance … Continue reading

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Affogato: Quick, wonderful dessert

My son’s friend, Ed, introduced him to affogato a few years ago, and I’m glad. Affogato means “drowned” in Italian, and involves pouring a shot of hot espresso over a scoop of vanilla gelato or ice cream, and is quite … Continue reading

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Abstract 4th of July Glazed 7up Cake

My mother is going to see family in New York City and Germany this summer.  She’ll be gone for two months and is leaving on Tuesday, so I made a couple of special things as a sort of a bon voyage … Continue reading

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Will it go round in circles? The ice cream maker, I mean

Ice cream is important, nay, essential, to a quality summer – especially the homemade kind. Why make homemade ice cream?  Because you control the sugar, which is key for me because I hate things that are so sweet.  I also … Continue reading

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