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March 2017

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    Dandelion Salad-A First Taste of Spring

    March 28, 2017

    Spring has come to Eastern Pennsylvania, melting the thirteen inches of snow we got two weeks ago. It is time for dandelion salad. Yes, you read that correctly. Dandelion here is a Spring delicacy. Although you can find in the wild, you can buy it at the grocery store. We eat the green part of the dandelion (although I have met people who deep fry the yellow top) and is delicious with hot bacon dressing. It’s fun to hunt for…

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    Hot Cross Buns (A Lenten Tradition)

    Lent is not a time for rejoicing in food. In my tradition (Episcopal) we often think of Lenten discipline and things that we give up for Lent (as opposed to the things we look…

    March 13, 2017
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    Sewing Conundrum Follow Up

    I’d like to thank everyone for their very generous assistance. I got the dresses done by the last day of Dr. Seuss week (by a hair). My lovely friend, Kathy, has two machines and…

    March 6, 2017
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