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Cherry Clafoutis

Cherry Clafoutis

Ingredients 2 cups of fresh sweet cherries, pitted 2 tablespoons of slivered almonds 3 eggs 3/4 cup of sugar 1 tablespoon of brown sugar 1/2 cup of all-purpose...

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You Say Potato

You Say Potato

I wanted to invite Chloe over for coffee before the Annual Block Party so that I could prepare her for our yearly summer gathering.  Being the newest...

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Bonjour

Bonjour

Since I have never met anyone really French, I visited the book store before my visit to try and score a cookbook that contained authentic recipes.  Clearly,...

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May I Borrow a Cup of Sugar?

May I Borrow a Cup of Sugar?

Vache sacree!  My neighbor is French, as in Paris.  The for sale sign came down a few days ago, so I have been waiting anxiously to see who bought the...

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The Grand Tour

The Grand Tour

Several families have toured the house next door for sale this week but I guess none have yet to take it for their own.  I remember when Steve and I...

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You Can’t Get There From Here

You Can’t Get There From Here

The only question left was where.  Molly visited her mother, Mrs. Kravitz, and spent the weekend with her.  It didn’t seem like a happy visit,...

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Lost in a Strange Land

Lost in a Strange Land

The first troublesome sign was finding Mrs. Kravitz in the backyard.  My backyard.  She gingerly held a bouquet of freshly snipped flowers from her garden...

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Mixed Berry Tea Cakes

Mixed Berry Tea Cakes

Ingredients: 2 cups of mixed berries coated in 10x sugar 3 cups all purpose flour 1 2/2 sticks of butter, sliced into pats 1/3 cup sugar 1 tblsp baking...

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Into Each Life A Little Rain Must Fall

Into Each Life A Little Rain Must Fall

The last three days had been a washout for the pool and outdoor play.  The intense heat of summer had brought in some massive rain clouds that seemed...

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An Apple a Day

An Apple a Day

It was time to start working on my dessert choice for the annual block party.  My focus on brownies last summer created my go-to recipe that wowed everyone...

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