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Mint Chocolate Brownie Pie from Ken Haedrich

If you don't know the name Ken Haedrich, you are missing out on life. He's an exceptional cookbook author with, I must say, a very deep sweet tooth. Ken has started The Pie Academy and is happy to serve as dean. This lastest goodie from Ken is something I have to share with you. It's…

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Mint + Basil Mojito

For the 4th of July weekend, I offered up a Basil Mojito. It's a lovely cocktail and quite sufficient, yet I was left wondering. About that mint? What if I did both basil and mint? What would happen? I did the experiment and I'm very happy. Now, there are three ways for Suzen and me…

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Cool Mint Slush from The Ultimate Blender Cookbook by Rebecca Ffrench

I made this. I drank this, and I became an instant addict. From The Ultimate Blender Cookbook by Rebecca Ffrench this is just something you have never experienced before. Now, I have a monstrous sweet tooth, but I’m trying to cut back. For me, sugar has always intensified the flavor — though Suzen says I’m…

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BBQ Wings with Habanero-Strawberry Glaze from The Great Wings Book

Hugh Carpenter and Teri Sandison are quite a team: inventive author and artistic photographer. Together they have produced a raft of books and you may well have seen them on prominent display. Their The Great Book of Wings [2011] and The Great Ribs Book [2012] are ones that, for example, Barnes and Noble often uses…

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