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Cinnamon Raisin Quick Bread


Cinnamon raisin quick bread is wonderful to have on hand over weekends and during the week for after school snacks. Serve slices with coffee, tea or cocoa on a cold winter afternoon. The recipe takes little time to put together … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!


I hope that everyone has a nice, safe New Year’s eve. This should have been posted earlier. But life catches up at times. Keep the hints handy to use next year. Know what a distributer cap looks like and how … Continue reading

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Christmas Trees


In the 1950s the Christmas tree was the one iconic item the whole season was built around, or it was in our house. My parents spent a lot of time picking out the perfect tree from the selection available while … Continue reading

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Apple Dumplings


Apple dumplings are a favorite dessert during Fall. This recipe for also includes a recipe for a lemon custard sauce to serve over the dumplings. The recipe comes from a booklet published in 1945 by the Pillsbury flour company. The … Continue reading

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Easy Fruit Pie


Easy fruit pie takes about an hour to put together and bake. The pie dough is patted into the pan instead of rolled and it is topped with a crumb topping made of pie dough, sugar and spice instead of … Continue reading

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Quick Sweet Rolls


These quick sweet rolls are great served with breakfast or beside a cup of tea or coffee later in the day. The rolls take about 30 minutes from mixing bowl to oven. The top center of each roll is filled … Continue reading

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Chicken Hash


Chicken Hash Now that most of the new computer is setup and running I spent time this evening reading a notebook containing recipes I’d collected. I haven’t made this version of chicken hash in years and had almost forgotten how … Continue reading

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