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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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Moroccan-Inspired Quinoa Salad

Found this recipe on after searching for spring brunch recipes. It was a big hit and I’ve gotten a lot of requests for it.

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Salmon Quiche

From, recipe by Stef.  She notes: “My father made this while I was growing up on the holidays for family who didn’t like turkey or ham.  It’s become a staple in my holiday dinners as well.  I have never … Continue reading

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Eggs in Spicy Tomato Sauce

I’ve made this several times.  It’s one of my favorites from Uma Casa Portuguesa – Portuguese Home Cooking.  Usually have made 4 to 8 servings, never bigger than that.  

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Nutmeg-Maple Cream Pie

From the New York Times.  Doesn’t include pie crust recipe.  Would it be really bad of me to just buy a pie crust? “This pie is a delicious twist on a custard standby, and it is exceedingly easy, a humble … Continue reading

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Irish Oatmeal, Bacon and Cheddar Souffle

From Irish Central, which sends me daily emails.  Some good recipes and this one is from Chicago! “Chef Michael Foley, an internationally renowned chef from Chicago, suggests for your Irish breakfast a light and airy oatmeal, bacon and cheddar soufflé.” … Continue reading

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Holiday Stout Cookies

From Elysian Brewery, Seattle.  There link is here: But in case they take it down later, here’s the recipe.  Looks good.  Sort of reminds me of Whoopie Pies made with stout!

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Crisp Cucumber Salsa

Just found this on Facebook.  Sounds great.

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Herbed Nuts

Many years ago I got this recipe out of Sunset Magazine.  Started using as gifts for my co-workers, sometimes making extra so we had them around the house through the holidays.  I usually do not eat nuts but these are … Continue reading

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Vegan Chocolate Whoopie

These turned out very well and my vegan friends loved them, though the cookies stuck to their fingers.  But that often happens with the classic whoopie pie I make.  They are just finger-licking good! When I baked the first two … Continue reading

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