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Secret Recipe Toffee Squares: Now you know!

This is THE recipe to contribute to the bake sale; first to sell out, and always popular. And now, you know the secret. For years, my friend C. helped me stock the green room for our performing artists at the Roots on the River Music Festival. It was a great deal of fun, and ourContinue reading “Secret Recipe Toffee Squares: Now you know!”

[poem + recipe] solitary scones

“Drinking Tea in the Garden” by Edit B. Toth. SHELTERING TIMES by Judith Heron Our need is surely now for gentle news. Lives, stilled by necessity, call out for calm, a kind of deep attention monks have known. My kneeling stool has become a friend. The garden and my small abode are alight with bothContinue reading “[poem + recipe] solitary scones”

I WON the Pinterest Golden Recipe Challenge!

I WON Pinterest’s Golden Recipe Challenge for my homemade #LASAGNA recipe! Thank you to everyone who voted! I am STOKED!! @Pinterest #Pinterest #food #cooking #family #dinner #Italianfood #Italian #Pasta #yum I WON the Pinterest Golden Recipe Challenge!

Happiness Recipe

Happiness Recipe is the title of my new book published in English and Romanian. It is released in Kindle format on Amazon and is free from tomorrow, Monday, March 20, 2023, until Friday, March 24, 2023, at 11:59 PM PDT. I try (in 80 pages) to highlight “5 common ingredients” we all benefit from orContinue reading “Happiness Recipe”

“A Homely Way to Make Potatoes” Recipe

I love to browse through old community cookbooks. Sometimes the recipes have unusual names that intrigue me. This is one of those times. A 1923 cookbook published by the General Welfare Guild of the Beaver Valley General Hospital in New Brighton, Pennsylvania had a recipe for “A Homely Way to Cook Potatoes.” Can potatoes beContinue reading ““A Homely Way to Make Potatoes” Recipe”

My Grandmother’s Recipes: Part 6, Main Course.

The story of Odessa synagogue and the unsavory characters who ran it continues in this chapter (click for Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 7). *Top of this page was included in Part 5 * 16. Alexander Matrosov – a World War II military hero who sacrificed his life by putting his body in front of the embrasureContinue reading “My Grandmother’s Recipes: Part 6, Main Course.”

Recipe Help: calling the UK…

I found a recipe but I don’t know the conversions because it is in weight. I thought someone, not only UK but I figured it would catch enough attention! I don’t know if I’m right about the flour and butter but the cocoa powder has me stumped! I tried finding a conversion chart but itContinue reading “Recipe Help: calling the UK…”