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Brian’s Simply the Best Baked Beans

It adds up. You make baked beans once or twice a month. Do that for fifty years and you can righteously claim to have strived for perfection 1000 times or more. It did take me that 1000+ tries but I now state, in full modesty, that these are the best baked bean you have ever…

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Blackberry Buckle from Rose Levy Berenbaum

I don’t know why it is, or if you have the same feelings, but some fruit desserts seem very personal to me. A fruit crisp or buckle seems to be my very own private dessert. In the picture at the bottom, the buckle really is private because Rose Levy Beranbaum baked them off individually. In…

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No Small Breakfast Potatoes

That top picture may remind you of something you’ve seen in the produce section of your grocery store: a bag of smallish potatoes with a rainbow of colors. What to do with them if you take them home? You cannot bake them and stuff with sour cream, butter, and chives. No, these small ones have…

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TBT Cookbook Review: The All-American Cookie Book by Nancy Baggett

Nancy Baggett has a love affair with cookies. Somewhere in my collection, I do have my copy of The International Cookie Cookbook form 1988. And I know I have Simply Sensational Cookies form 2012. Somewhere. What I do have in my hand now is The All-American Cookie Book from 2001.  I’m not just putting this…

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