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The No-Sugar Sugar Cookie Bake Off

Last Saturday, several of my good friends came over and we tried out some cookie recipes that we could all eat – which means that they had no gluten, mostly no sugar, no eggs, no dairy and no soy. What’s … Continue reading

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My D’anjou Pear Tree

It’s harvest time for my pear tree! I finally figured out what kind of pear it is – D’anjou. It’s a hard pear that is picked in September before they’re ripe, but still “mature” or when the pear is tilted … Continue reading

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Canning with April – part 2

April and I did our summer canning last Sunday. In total, we put up:-Applesauce – 4 quarts and 8 pints-Tomatoes – 3 quarts-Strawberry Jam – 5 pints (we ran out of half-pints) and two half-pints-Blackberry Jam – 8 half-pints-Peach marmalade … Continue reading

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Made with Love

This is a non-gluten, non-dairy, non-sugar strawberry “cheesecake.” You may wonder how something can be at all good without flour, dairy or sugar, but the universal review is that it is. Just try it. It’s easier than it sounds. “cheesecake” … Continue reading

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What’s for dinner

Every time I experience a period during which I can’t cook, such as before, during and after a vacation, or during the few weeks before the annual meeting, immediately following said period, I do an immense bit of cooking. We … Continue reading

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