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Black Sesame and Lime Cake from The Cardamom Trail by Chetna Makan

Sometimes you see a picture in a cookbook, and you know right then you have to make it. So the top picture here is from The Cardamom Trail by Chetna Makan. She started life in India but ended up a finalist on cooking shows in England. She always loved baking and she grew up with…

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Key Lime Coins: Tender Gems Dusted in Powdered Sugar

What do you do for dessert as the New Year begins to unwind? You may be desserted out, in need of something light, a bit sweet, maybe with just a bit of a bite. As soon as I saw this recipe I had to make it. I’m a sucker for anything coated in powdered sugar…

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Honey and Chipotle Glazed Sweet Potatoes from Diane Morgan

I first posted this recipe four years ago, and it is one Suzen and I have enjoyed on a regular basis ever since. Now, I know, I have posted several sweet potato recipes recently, all in anticipation of Thanksgiving. Which is very soon. Actually, it’s tomorrow. And if you have yet to settle on a…

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Chilled Yellow Squash and Poblano Chile Soup with Lime and Chile Crema: Thanksgiving Ideas from Texas on the Table

                Here’s a recipe in my future and hopefully yours. Suzen and I are visiting great friends, great culinary friends, for Thanksgiving. My job is to find recipes for Monday-Thursday, not just Thanksgiving. On Wednesday I posted a book review for Texas on the Table by Terry Thompson-Anderson.…

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