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Home Cooking & Baking: Mostly All From Scratch!

After a week away and a week of eating out too much and eating too much, I’m eager to return to my kitchen and my cooking. Mostly our eating is quite simple, fresh produce, grilled meats and fish, and balanced … Continue reading

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Not my Grandmother’s Honey Cake

The mixed aromas of honey, strong coffee, whiskey, orange juice and cinnamon are wafting through the house. I’m making honey cake in preparation for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year that begins tomorrow at sunset. Honey cake and dipping apples … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Baking: “No Nuts” Chocolate Banana Cake, Blueberry Crumb Cake

My daughter is home from college. She complained about the rhubarb crisp I made because it had nuts. When I asked her what she liked, she said chocolate chip banana cake. My sister Madeline, a professional baker, provided this easy … Continue reading

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