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Friends, it’s that time of the year.

Yes, clementines are here. But I’m talking about Cookie Time. There are so many possibilities and we all have our favorites. But I’ll start with the most simple cookie. They go by so many names: mexican wedding cakes, russian tea cakes, snowballs. It doesn’t matter what [...]

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Are you in charge of the appetizer on Thursday? Have I got a gem for you. Ruth Reichl has a tale invovling this recipe. I don’t remember much but I do remember how her friends raved and raved. Years ago in Berkeley, my good friend SB came to a party bearing this gift. [...]

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Is a green salad included on your Thanksgiving table? I rarely hear of green salads as part of the holiday must haves. But, I’ve been wrong before. A few years ago, I created a Holiday Salad that I now include in most of my holiday meals. But that beloved salad has some competition. [...]

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Thanksgiving: Stuffing

On November 4, 2010 By admin

Thanksgiving is in three weeks. Are you prepared? Do you have plans? What are you making?

If you are in charge of the stuffing, don’t forget about this perfect recipe.

And while we are here, what is your favorite, absolute must have Thanksgiving dish? Mine is sweet potato casserole. [...]

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Salad: Christmas Salad 2008

On December 14, 2008 By admin

Some friends of mine have this one special Christmas dinner every year. This year, I volunteered to bring the salad. As I stood in my favorite produce market last week, I had a sudden fit of pride. I was going to bring a darn good salad, and I was not, I repeat not, going to [...]

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I believe in a lot of things. I believe in being nice. I believe in forgiveness. I believe in Hot Breakfasts. As my daughter G used to say, “for real life, I do.” However, mornings are tight at our house. The bathroom is in heavy demand, people are practicing instruments, almost all major appliances are [...]

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