Monthly Archives: August 2012

Orange marmalade-cream cheese bars

Here is another confection from The Joy of Cookies I wasn’t sure we would like, but lo, and behold, we do. It was the cup and a half of orange marmalade that caused hesitation this time. Half of that is … Continue reading

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Hawaiian macadamia-coconut squares

I bought macadamia nuts for this recipe in late June. Other than the heat, I don’t know why I hesitated to make these for so long. Maybe it’s the thought of what the word Hawaiian does to pizza. Don’t misunderstand … Continue reading

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Pastine al miele

Monday of this week, I chained myself to the kitchen. And by chained, I mean I put on an apron and a good attitude and I worked from shortly after breakfast until evening, baking cookies and peeling tomatoes. It has … Continue reading

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A small break

I am sitting out on the patio and Carmen the dog is hunting moles and voles in the backyard. We have the house to ourselves for a few hours while Kate and Bruce are enjoying the thrills of a nearby … Continue reading

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