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Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients (print recipe) 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup unsalted butter/or salted if this is all you have, at room temperature 1 cup granulated sugar 2/3 cup light brown sugar 2 large …


Conversions

Volume Equivalents 60 drops = 1 teaspoon 1 dash = 1/16 teaspoon 1 pinch = 1/8 teaspoon 1 teaspoon = 1/3 tablespoon = 1/6 ounce 2 teaspoons = 2/3 tablespoon = 1/3 ounce 3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon = 1/2 …


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Cheesy Potato Pie

Okay, stop what you are doing right now and go to the grocery store to make, by far and away, the best potato pie I have ever eaten.  This even beats the other Potato Pie recipe I have in my …


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Packing Lunch…again.

I often wonder what to put in the kids lunches.  Things can get old very fast.  When did we North Americans decide that sandwiches were the only  choice for lunches everyday?  Our friend visiting from Columbia was surprised when she …


Tortilla Soup

Today I made Tortilla soup.  I have been searching the internet and cookbooks for the most “authentic” tortilla soup.  What I have learned is that there is no such thing as authentic or original tortilla soup in the sense that …


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Potato Pizza

Ingredients (print recipe) 3 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into thinish slices 1   frozen pizza dough, thawed  or your own homemade dough!!!! or just buy the shells pre-made or…….. 3 tablespoons  butter 4 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 …


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Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Thank you Martha Stewart for this sublime recipe. You can easily divide this recipe in half; use a 1 1/2-quart casserole dish if you do. Serves 12 6 slices good-quality white bread, crusts removed, torn into 1/4- to 1/2-inch pieces …


What is in season in BC

What’s In Season? “To Everything There Is A Season” What’s in season in December? Apples, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Garlic, Pears, Rosemary, Sage, Turnips, Winter Squash. What’s in season in January? Apples, Cabbage, Pears, Rosemary, Sage, Turnips, Winter Squash. What’s in …


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Turnip Supreme

Makes 8 servings 2 cups water 2 cubes vegetable bouillon 6 cups of peeled and cubed turnips ½ cup of finely chopped onion 4 clove of minced garlic 1 cup of sharp white cheddar cheese grated 3 tbs sour cream …