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Banana Bread

Here is a nice variation on the traditional banana bread. We like the texture of this banana bread, which can sometimes crumble as you slice it. This banana bread holds together well. Of course, it also contains chocolate chips, and … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies

We don’t have anyone in our family who has to eat gluten-free, but we’ve found there are superb recipes in this category, and we wanted to try this one. The author of this cookie recipe is Bill Broyles from Callahan, … Continue reading

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Grandmother’s Buttermilk Cornbread

We served this recipe with the sweet potato and black bean chili recipe. The recipe is attributed to Bethany Weathersby on the allrecipes.com website. Here is the link. We always make cornbread in a cast-iron skillet, something we first found … Continue reading

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Nonna’s Walnut Biscotti

This recipe comes from Trina Mor of La Canada, California, who writes the inspiration for this recipe was her Italian grandmother. The recipe is featured in the on-line version of the Penzeys holiday catalog 2010. We don’t know if those … Continue reading

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Peanut Blossoms

OK, this is an old recipe, but it’s a good one. We didn’t realize Hershey’s Kisses were that old, but this recipe appeared in the Pillsbury Bake-off from 1957. The finalist who entered this recipe in the contest was Freda … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Sugar Cookie

In contrast to the previous post, this sugar cookie recipe is the one we prefer for decorating with colored sugar, not icing. This recipe comes from The Betty Crocker Cookbook published by Procter and Gamble in 1993. We have made … Continue reading

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Simple Sugar Cookies

Happy holidays! As we enter the Christmas season our blog will contain more baking recipes as we prepare for holiday entertaining. We include several sugar cookie recipes we have found our guests and extended family raved over. This one comes … Continue reading

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