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Blueberry Pie to Warm up your Winter

Did you all have a mouth-watering and yummy holiday season? Did you ring in the new year with some memorable food and drink? My family did and one of the many highlights was blueberry pie. That’s right! We decided to make a summertime pie on Christmas Day. It was a touch of sunshine on an […]

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Bake for the Memories

A Loving Tribute to a Fabulous Woman and Prolific Baker Laughter, family, friends and home-baked goods. Does a human being really need anything more to live a joyful life? Last October, my dear friend’s mother –  my most favorite cookie baker of all time –  left this world far too soon. When she died, we […]

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A Crisp Summer Night

Here in Northern California, we have many crisp summer nights. As perfect as the weather is almost every single day, sometimes it gets pretty chilly at night. In my house, crisp summer nights are one marker that it’s summer. The other one is when I start making fresh fruit crisps all the time. Fruit crisps […]

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How Did Bubbe Bake it? – Part 1

From my last post about banana chocolate chip loaf, you might presume that I am a good baker. But that is hardly the case. When confronted with the option to make dough or buy it in some frozen form, I will frequently choose the latter, justifying the decision with “I’m too busy to make my […]

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