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#61 - Make three recipes from our cookbook collection

We have a fairly large collection of cookbooks; mostly of the vegetarian variety that I’ve collected over the years.  They rarely, if ever, have been used, as I’m not much of a cook, and I find cookbooks intimidating.   234 more words

Completed Things

{chocolate chip cake bars}

Happy Tuesday, folks! What a week it has been so far, full of excitement and lots of busyness! This week is sorority recruitment at K-State, gosh it brings back so many wonderful memories. 182 more words

{cooking Tales}

Peach & Plum Puff Pastry 'Tarts'.

This entire week felt like fall. The cold, crisp wind made it almost impossible to wear a skirt to work. Stubborn as I am, I refused to wear panty hose even though I had goosebumps and near-‘fatal’ encounters ( 366 more words


Chèvre Cheesecake

With so much goat milk sitting in the fridge and a terminal cheesecake craving, I set out to turn some of my homemade chèvre into cheesecake. 186 more words


Homemade Pizza

When hubby and I traveled through Europe on our honeymoon we visited Rome and went on a tour of the Vatican. On this adventure, we got lost. 1,359 more words


Masa Dough (Empanada dough)

From laylita.com.  This is a masa dough recipe, for making your own empanadas from scratch.  Empanadas are a popular street food in Venezuela.  The author suggests using orange juice for a richer dough, but says that water can be used if you don’t have an orange handy. 343 more words

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