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Pomegranate Gingersnaps

These cookies bake up delicate, flavorful, sweet, tangy, and utterly delicious.  If you are looking for a light and fresh take on a gingersnap this is the recipe for you.  Never heard of pomegranate molasses?  Check out your local Mediterranean market and get a bottle.  It is heady stuff.  (Make sure to buy one that […]

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Really Good Buttermilk Biscuits

Tomorrow millions of Americans will sit down and eat lush Thanksgiving dinners, I among them.  And I am so very thankful that I am able to do so – we will have more than enough food and a surfeit of family and friends with whom to enjoy it.  In a spirit of sincere joy and […]

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Chocolate Cake, Just ‘Cuz

If you are a member of my family (or work in my kid’s school, or have been to my house lately, or live close enough to smell the cooking from my kitchen) then you know I’ve been really into making chocolate cake lately. I think it’s 5 in two weeks – no one is complaining […]

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It came to me in a dream…

I dreamt last night that I was somewhere, not sure where, and I saw a piece of the most beautiful, moist, rich, chocolate cake with a thick layer of fudgy frosting go by on a plate.  In the dream I said to my husband, “Ok, we can do that but can’t we have that cake […]