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Italian biscottine cookies

Continuing the tradition of rediscovering and reinventing all the cookies that my grandmothers made here’s one of my favorites.  She called them ‘biscottines’ which I think really just meant ‘drop cookie’.  It’s a classic Italian anise flavored cookie.  Simple, light

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Italian Thumbprint Cookies

This recipe has been in my family almost as long as I’ve been alive. My mom started making them at Christmas when I was a little kid.  It’s a drop cookie that’s rolled in nuts with a little depression, made

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All Butter Pie Crust

I started using this recipe a long time ago before all the healthy “Earth Balance” type shortenings became available.  I still think a crust that has a mixture of butter and shortening is the best but this recipe’s simplicity in

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Orange Caraway Whole Wheat Scones

This recipe is based on the scone recipe found on Food Network by Alton Brown.  It’s been modified to include whole grain wheat flour as well as different spicing using caraway and orange to give it a savory and sweet

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Cornbread Sausage Stuffing

I’ve spent much of my life eating as a vegetarian.  But, that being said, it doesn’t mean I don’t appreciate the taste of meat.  It is delicious.  One of my favorite dishes I only eat at Thanksgiving and this is

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Butternut Squash Soup

Here’s a good holiday / cold weather standby. It’s easy to make and makes a great small meal with a chunk of crusty bread and a salad. PrintButternut Squash Soup Ingredients2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 carrot, diced 1 celery

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