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Cinnamon Rolls

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In the words of the great Barry White, “sweetness is my weakness” – and we all know he was really talking about cinnamon rolls. Specifically the ones my mom makes and my grandma made. These…

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Individual Pavlovas

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It’s been far too long since we’ve posted a dessert, so I’ve got a great one for you this week.  When I was a kid, my mom would occasionally make pavlova birthday cakes.  Pavlova is…

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Herb Roasted Winter Vegetables

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Y’all, it finally snowed here.  Really snowed. I was starting to think that PA had pretty lame winters because we haven’t gotten than two inches of snow at a time this season.  Even KY was…

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Beef Stroganov

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February made me shiver With every (student) paper I deliver… Although it was probably unintentional, Don Mclean got the essence of a teacher’s February: grading.  That’s why this week’s post is late.  I spent my…

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Coconut Cake with Lemon Curd

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Baking is a luxury.  There’s something about setting aside a morning to put together a cake that just feels extravagant.  It isn’t practical and doesn’t check off any boxes.  Taking the time to bake means…

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Spicy Pan-Fried Noodles

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Noodles! Long, short, skinny, fat, boiled, pan-fried, layered, or sauced, I love ’em.  We’ve posted a whole bunch of noodle recipes on this blog, ranging from chicken soup to baked ziti, Cincinnati chili, mac &…

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Orange Fennel Challah

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For the last four years, I’ve been making challah and giving it to neighbors and friends for Christmas gifts.  The cinnamon-scented bread makes great toast for holiday breakfasts, and I usually kept a few extra…

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