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Candied Ginger

"I've got sunshine on a cloudy day." The Temptations Some recipes are more fun than others. This is one of the fun ones -- and the result is sugary bits of gold that are effectively candied sunshine. Sunshine in a jar! You can enjoy it all winter long -- minced on top of baked goods,… Continue reading Candied Ginger

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Two ways with Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread is good for St. Patrick's day, to be sure. But, this bread is such a wonderful complement to soup (particularly vegetable, tomato or split pea) that it is a Saturday staple at our home all winter long. With dairy, or without, this version of Irish Soda Bread is the perfect complement to… Continue reading Two ways with Irish Soda Bread

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Grapefruit gum drops

Yum cubed. ❤ “You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans. ” Ronald Reagan, American president and Jelly Belly fan This is one of my daughter's favorite recipes to share with friends on special holidays such as Valentine's Day. I managed to pry it out of her hands… Continue reading Grapefruit gum drops

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Curried cauli-potato soup

"Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education." Mark Twain If the winter cold or, worse, a winter cold has grabbed you by the throat and wrestled you to the ground, you might want to try this at home. 🙂 This one will have you smiling and breathing happily again in no time. I've… Continue reading Curried cauli-potato soup

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Iron-skillet, deep-dish pizza

"Ideas are like pizza dough, made to be tossed around." Anna Quindlen, American journalist and author There was a time when I all knew of deep-dish pizza was a "pie" my grandmother used to make. It was rich with sauce and cheese and had cornmeal in the crust. She baked it in a Pyrex pie… Continue reading Iron-skillet, deep-dish pizza