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One-Pot Honey-Oatmeal Cookies

    The introduction to Simply Sensational Cookies by Nancy Baggett has three subpoints: ·         Times change. ·         People change. ·         Cookies do, too. This is not just another cookie book. This is a very wonderful, refreshing, and important book. It’s about more than mere change. This book revolutionizes cookies. And in the course of…

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Orange Honey Syrup for Cornbread

A few days ago, I posted a recipe for chipotle cornbread to use in stuffing. Cornbread recipes came, literally, in all flavors. And all cultures have adopted cornbreads. In Greece, they make cornbreads called bobota. The Greeks thankfully  bear us gifts. Cornbread can be dry. You’ve surely had some that seem to be as delicate…

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Sweet and Sour and Fiery Ribs

My favorite cuisine? Well sort of Mexican, Southwestern, Thai, French, Italian, Japanese, Chinese. You know what I mean. I like a lot things and the “most liked” can depend on the time of day, the smells on the street, how long since my last pasta gorge, or how long since I ate some great ribs.…

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Honey-Glazed Spago Corn Bread from Dessert by the Yard

  “I’m making the corn bread,” Suzen announced. “Oh, good, honey,” I said. Then I bit my tongue as hard as I could and left the room. How, how was this possible? I had just given her my copy of Dessert by Yard, a treasure trove of wonders, like My Favorite White Birthday Cake with…

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