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Cheesecake Day

Boyfriend’s birthday was a couple of weeks ago and I decided to prepare his favorite comfort meal. He has simple Midwestern tastes and seriously loves the “home-style” cooking his mom used to prepare for her medium size, Catholic family. That … Continue reading

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Pie Not Pi Day

The calendar numbers for today are not interpreted as visual equivalents of the mathematical formula for π because today is not March 14th. Not only that, but it’s too early to select a recipe for the pie to be served … Continue reading

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A Few Waffle Variations You Might Actually Use

Back when I was a twenty-something between jobs, scraping enough together to buy basic groceries was challenging. One day I noticed I was out of bread to make sandwiches. I knew how to bake bread, but I didn’t have the … Continue reading

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Cake Day

As I looked over my calendar of days, I puzzled over today’s special day, National Cake Day. I wondered why this particular day was chosen. Today’s proximity to Thanksgiving is the major stumbling block to choosing a day in late November for such a … Continue reading

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Happy Pecan Pie Day

I wondered why on Earth would anybody want to schedule any kind of pie day in July.  Certainly, the last thing I feel like doing on a muggy summer day is baking anything. Even odder is to bake one of … Continue reading

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