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Indian spiced vegetable pasties

A couple of months ago when I was on my road trip through rural NSW, I had a vegetarian Cornish pastie from a bakery cafe and it was one of the worst things I’ve eaten for a long time – dense with potatoes, bland and stodgy. 605 more words


Recipe: Best-Ever Blackberry Pie

Hubby traditionally requests a birthday pie instead of a cake, and I always thought it was a little odd. Until now.

Oregon’s blackberries are in season, and these little gems are tangy, sweet and downright addictive.  263 more words


Strawberry Jell-o Poke Cake Recipe

Now that school is in my kids think that I should be making a dessert every night. I can’t quite explain it because I have never done that before. 647 more words


Apple Cinnamon Pumpkin Bars

So this weekend I did some traveling! I actually went to watch my beloved Buckeyes in Baltimore (we won in case you were interested!), so I knew about a 7 hour car ride sat ahead of me. 236 more words

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A few days ago, I came across an new (for me) blog: “Handle the Heat”.  She has a very interesting “Ultimate Guide to Chocolate Chip Cookies” on there; she took the basic Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe and varied one ingredient at a time, observing the results each time – she then reported the results.   106 more words


All Rhubarb Everything

A special treat on my recent US vacation was baking with my Mom. We knew we wanted to make something together, and for some reason I had rhubarb on the brain. 501 more words

Labor Day + a NEW oatmeal recipe!

Good morning everyone!!! :) Happy Labor Day!!


Thank you to all of those who work every day to provide growth for our nation, we celebrate you today. 600 more words