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Savory Green Chile Cheesecake

For years, I have wanted to make a savory cheesecake. Yesterday, I finally got my big chance. And, yes, it was as good as I imagined it would be. 356 more words


Coca-Cola Cupcakes

When I first came across this recipe, I thought “Oh, how unhealthy!” I mean, COKE? In CAKE?

It wasn’t the butter or the two cups of sugar that ruffled my feathers. 553 more words

Baking And Desserts

Old-fashioned cherry nut loaf

A retro treat for today’s tea parties (or….breakfast)!

When I was a kid, my mom seemed to make this loaf primarily at Christmastime so I associate it with all sorts of happy, festive feelings. 340 more words

Paula Roy

Sausage Rolls

I don’t know when it started, but at some point, sausage rolls became our favourite Christmas food. Every year, I grab a box of frozen mini-rolls and that gets us through the holidays. 214 more words


Jellied Waldorf Salad

It took me years to find out that Waldorf Salad doesn’t involve Jello. Even the “Waldorf Salad” episode that I must’ve seen 15 times as a child didn’t tip me off. 383 more words

Sides And Salads

Ambrosia Salad Mold

Ambrosia is, by definition, “the food of the gods.” I’m not sure if I can picture Athena serving a jellied salad* to Heracles, but it is a lovely thought, isn’t it? 396 more words

Baking And Desserts

Bologna Cake 

After serving Bologna Cake at a recent retro-food party, I have come to the conclusion that everybody secretly likes bologna. Not enough to actually buy it, but if it just so happens to appear at a party, well, maybe I… 283 more words