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morning coffee

Good morning Dear Hearts Found this image online a while back. It literally stopped me dead in my tracks. I had to whip out my calculator and check for myself. Here’s how it breaks down: A 12-ounce tall coffee at your favorite quick brew kiosk will cost between $1.95 and $2.15, depending on your location.…

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tea for two

Here’s a treat we always enjoy – White Chocolate / Macadamia Nut Cookies.  I don’t make these very often. Usually stick with my Famous Dark Chocolate Chip variety. But every once in a while I switch it up and use the more expensive ingredients in place of regular dark chocolate chips. It’s pretty simple to do……

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better bread

Well finally – homemade white  bread that meets all the requirements.  Good for sandwiches.  Good for toast.  Good right out of the oven and good the next day. We’ve been baking our own bread for awhile now. It is SO much better than what you can buy inexpensively, and in most cases is better for…

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better ‘n brownies

Yesterday was a blustery, cold day here. And what better way to celebrate such a day than with cookies? Chocolate- chocolate chip cookies! What else?  These are… Better ‘n Brownies Preheat the oven to 355° F. Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter (room temperature) 1/2 cup Crisco 1 cup light brown sugar (packed) 1 cup white sugar…

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hamburger buns

Tonight it’s burgers for supper.  And, that means homemade hamburger buns. Wonderful, and so easy 1 cup warm water1 egg2 Tablespoons butter3 1/4 cups all purpose flour1/4 cup sugar2 teaspoons salt3 teaspoons active dry yeast Dissolve the yeast & 1 Tablespoon of the sugar in 1/3 of the warm water. Let it proof for about 5…

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dont’ mess with perfection

If it ain’t broke…. Well…you know the rest. Don’t try to fix perfection. There are lots of recipes in my cookbook. A few of ’em are considered perfection by those who enjoy home made treats. Nana’s famous Chocolate chip cookies head the list. But I’ve been watching The Food Network quite a bit lately and so…

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calzone – crazy man!

Thursday D’s night to cook. Football and calzone. Crazy man! Love the man. Love football. And love his calzone. Super easy and Oh so yummy…yes both the cook and his creation. Here’s how: Put the pizza stone in the oven and crank up the temp. to 520° F.  Yes, it’s hot, but to get pizzeria…

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cabbage burgers today

Kraut Runza We’ve been making these forever. In Colorado’s German-Russian communities they’re known as Cabbage Pockets, Beroks, Cabbage Buns or Krautburgers. In California they appear on bakery menus as Bierocks. My husband’s family, who immigrated to eastern Colorado from near Frank, Russia at the turn of the last century calls them Kraut Runza. It helps if you hold…

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turkey tetrazzini

Last of the turkey last night! So.o.o good. Wholesome and tasty. So.o.o simple. No prep time— just turn on the oven, fix a salad, pour a glass of wine and enjoy. I’ve been meaning to share this recipe with you since before Christmas…but you know how that’s gone. One thing I can tell you, we’ve…

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the best carmel sauce

Today was cool – finally, temps have been 10 to 15 degrees above average all fall – and D was BORED! It rained in the night so working in the garden was out…What to do? What to do? “Irish, will you make a pie crust? And I’ll do another apple pie.” When he’s in cooking…

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