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Banana Cookies Pure and Simple

No, that is not the prow of a Viking ship. Or the head of some new species of featherless bird. It’s a banana. Not quite ripe. When it does ripen, what do you do. You know, that bunch of bananas you bought will all ripen at the same time, not one a day. So all…

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Brian’s Banana Sauce for Cake, Ice Cream or Midnight Refrigerator Runs

The secret to a long marriage is to avoid confrontation. That takes time. And in the course of that time, the marriage can be strained or flail or fail. I’m in the safe zone with Suzen. At least five days a week. She is very sensitive to her cooking. It’s almost, always good to great.…

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Chef Daniel O’Rourke’s 45 Minute Strawberry Banana Smoothie

  My twin grandsons are mirror twins. That’s like being a SUPERTWIN. They look alike, but they “mirror” certain things. One is right handed, and his mirror brother is left-handed. One is artsy, and one is analytical. One is destined to be a chef and the other will be his lawyer. That’s Chef Daniel in…

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Dick Taeuber’s Cordial Pie: A Banana and Blueberry Version

Looks good? Well, it tastes better. There is a story to this pie, but first a summary. This a chiffon-style pie with a liqueur-infused gelatin base folded into slightly sweetened egg whites and unsweetened whipped cream. Alright, I strongly sweetened the egg whites and I could not resist putting more sugar and booze into the…

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