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Saint Patricks Day Favorites

On St. Patricks Day everybody is a leprechaun for the day.  We wear green.  We drink green beer.  We eat corned beef and cabbage.  Come to think of it, about the only things there that are genuinely Irish are corned … Continue reading

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Cherry Pie

President’s Day is coming up on February 17 this year.  As a kid in elementary school I recall how we were taught all about George Washington.  Father of our country.  “First in war. First in peace. First in the hearts … Continue reading

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Classic Pecan Pie

I have always thought the New Year should be ushered in with a special dessert—Pecan Pie.  Now, I don’t know if that’s a Southern tradition or not but if it isn’t, it should be, kind of like the Southern tradition … Continue reading

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Rustic Pot Pies

Within a month in November and December most of us usually cook a couple of family feasts.  Of course, as busy as restaurants are on Thanksgiving and Christmas, perhaps fewer of us are doing that.  That’s too bad because a … Continue reading

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Chicago-style Deep Dish Pizza

The other day I suggested to Mrs. CB that it was pizza night and if she was willing I’d like to try another version—one that she’s only had one other time.  And she bit at the bait I dangled.  She’s … Continue reading

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