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Buche de Noel – a classic dessert also provides family-fun activity

This classic Christmas dessert is a tradition in France. Evidently Napoleon believed cold air caused illnesses and ordered that all chimneys in Paris be closed in the winter. This eliminated the french tradition of gathering around an actual Yule Log … Continue reading

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Yum Yum Beignets

I love it when the other members of my family get excited about food. Though they don’t as a rule share my enthusiasm for all things edible, they do get pretty excited when I start talking beignets. I first heard … Continue reading

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Fun in the Kitchen – Kid’s Sushi

Long ago. I worked for a fabulous Disney restaurant called the “California Grill”.  They were famous not only for their delicious fresh dishes but also for their awesome sushi. Not to leave out the kids, they offered a “dessert sushi”.  … Continue reading

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Pirate Bars

I keep seeing food blogs that positively gush about “Congo Bars”.  I didn’t realize Africa was really famous for a cookie, so the name caught my attention.  I did a little research and quickly discovered that what they were referring … Continue reading

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Basic Sugar Cookies

This recipe creates a very soft sugar cookie if you do not overcook. The color of the cookies should be the same on both the top and bottom with little browning. For variety, try adding lavender, tarragon, lemon zest, lime … Continue reading

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