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Candied Bacon Cashews

This recipe is for anyone who loves cashews, bacon, and sugar. Okay, it’s not a kosher recipe, but in that case you can see how to quickly modify this for use in Israel, Muslim lands, or places where bacon is not loved. This is a brilliant way to serve up cashews in a different format.…

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Candied Bacon Cashews for Your Party Snack and More

Tomorrow is the 4th of July and many of us will be at or giving parties. After Super Sunday, the 4th is probably the biggest snack day in the USA. Cashews are the nut I always crave. Peanuts are fine, but cashews have that very special richness and distinctive flavor that you never tire of.…

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Best Baked Beans Period

When our friends Cynthia and Robert asked if we could come to dinner, Suzen automatically said yes. And I was so happy. Robert is gentleman, with a talent for sangria. Cynthia is an exceptional party cook. Everything, and I mean everything, at her meals is wonderful. This Saturday there were spiced cashews on the first…

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Bulgarian Cast Iron Chicken with Bacon and Sauerkraut

  “I’M TRYING TO WORK HERE!”  Suzen was vociferous. “I was just trying to clarify a point about you, Suzi. You are really a Queenie.” “Brian, for the last time, I am a Brooklyn girl.” “No, your parents had their home in Queens.” “I was BORN in a BROOKLYN hospital.” “Yeah, well that’s a bit…

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