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Ancestry DNA Results

For half my life I have been building my family tree (and have helped many others do the same) and have traced it to the Mayflower and way beyond in some places, and in other places no further back than … Continue reading

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Tuesdays With Dorie – Custardy Apple Squares

I promise I am still here! It has just been crazy. We evacuated for Hurricane Matthew, and i am now on a business trip in Austin, TX. Oh! And we spent a weekend at Epcot Food and Wine. Even amongst … Continue reading

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Cook the Book Fridays – Peach Crumble Tart

So yeah, not a single apricot to be had. Instead I used peaches, which turned out well enough. Of course, I didn’t get to make the apricot kernel ice cream either for obvious reasons. I was so looking forward to … Continue reading

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Tuesdays With Dorie – Rose Fraisier

Rose tastes so very much like it smells, don’t you think? Everything went swimmingly with this cake. Not a hitch in sight. That is, until filling time. I had my Strawberries lined up at attention like little fruit soldiers. My … Continue reading

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Do you know I just don’t care for really egg-y things? Not in the brioche or challah or velvetty-yolk-mixed-into-a-carbonara sense, but more in the overcooked-breakfast-eggs-served-on-a-buffet sense, typical of most quiches I have been introduced to. In the spirit of trying … Continue reading

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My Paris Kitchen – Carbonade ala Flamande and Pain d’├ępices

It’s Saturday afternoon, and we, in coastal Florida, are decidedly “over” winter. We had our moment of cool weather – where the temperature dipped down into the low 40s on some mornings in January and February – but have promptly … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday

OMG. Can you believe it? It is Wednesday and I am actually posting! As they say, the road to hell is paved with good intentions. I thought that my Christmas break would get me back into regular posting again, but … Continue reading

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Through the Stars – a Stitching Happy Dance

With little time to spare, and certainly by burning the midnight oil (whilst re-watching Poirot on Netflix), I am excited to share my last Happy Dance of 2015 – “Through the Stars“, the Clouds Factory 2015 Zodiac Mystery Sampler. This … Continue reading

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Wipocalypse – December 2016

Well, another stitching year has come and almost gone… and I am clinging to those last few days of the year to finish my commitments! As I began the year, I posted that I was really enjoying my work on … Continue reading

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12 Days of Christmas Vacation

I know! This is supposed to be a Tuesdays With Dorie post! I chose not to make this week’s stained glass cookies challenge. Mostly what I feared is exactly what I have read, which is that you have a butter … Continue reading

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