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Banana Cookies

We had an abundance of ripe bananas in the freezer and a lack of cookies in the cabinet.

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Gonsalves family history by Eileen Soares

Joao Gonsalves was born on 6 September 1889 in the town of Tabua in the District of Ponta do Sol, Madeira on 6 September 1889. The son of Joao Goncalves and Francisca de Jesus Goncalves, reportedly a second wife and … Continue reading

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Herb, Garlic and Lemon Roast Chicken Thighs

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Bailey’s Cream Whoopie Pie Filling

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Day of cooking

Yesterday I took a day off from my volunteer job. It was cold in Seattle, with snow and hail, so a good day to hang out in a warm kitchen. I planned to make four recipes: Two desserts and two … Continue reading

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Red Velvet Crackle Cookies

Also from Sunday Parade magazine article on holiday cookies.  Putting the recipe in the blog first, then trying it.  I figure typing it up will make me read it more carefully. Postscript:  They came out great.  Like better than the … Continue reading

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Holiday Pinwheel Sugar Cookies

My roommate and I saw an article with a series of holiday cookies recipes in a Sunday Parade magazine article.   Gave this one a try; I liked the results but found the preparation annoying.  See my experience (and impatience) in … Continue reading

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Chicken Baked with Potatoes, Cherry Tomatoes and Herbs

I saw this in the New York Times last Thursday and was able to make it tonight.  It has some of my favorite combinations (tomatoes and basil) plus is a one-dish meal:  chicken and potatoes.  Okay, there should be some … Continue reading

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Turkey à la King

Looking for leftover turkey recipes I received an email from NY Times with just the thing:  25 recipes for left over turkey.  Gave this recipe a try, and it was yummy.  Especially served over reheated leftover biscuits. Here’s the link … Continue reading

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Golden, whole roasted cauliflower

From Boston Globe email blast of Nov. 17, 2017 by Sally Pasley Vargas

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