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    Dinner Party Macaroni Au Gratin

    May 8, 2017

    Sometimes just an ordinary dish won’t do for a fancy dinner. Everyone loves macaroni and cheese, but this dish takes it to an elegant level. When I was pregnant with my first set of twins, the prevailing wisdom in multiple pregnancies was that you really should eat a lot because twins have a high rate of prematurity and you want them to be a big as possible. I translated this into eat as much as you want and as often…

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    Kolache! Try a Taste of Texas

    A must stop on the Texas I-35 route between Dallas and Austin is the town of West, Texas. The town is not much to look at, but you would never know it by the…

    April 3, 2017
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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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    Split Pea Soup-in Your Instant Pot

    I’m very fond of my instant pot. I am always talking about how it cooks things that used to take hours in the crockpot in minutes. If you aren’t familiar with this amazing gadget,…

    January 10, 2017
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    Kiffles for Christmas

    In our family, kiffles are something we enjoy every holiday season (Christmas and Easter). A kiffle is a Hungarian cookie with a flaky dough and a delicious filling, much beloved in the Lehigh Valley,…

    December 20, 2016
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