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Fruit Cake

The traditional store-bought canned fruitcake is the scourge of the universe, the butt of many jokes, but a homemade fruitcake is downright delicious!  My father’s mother made a great fruitcake, but I never did see that recipe.  In my own baking, I&#...

John Grogan and Shameless Self-Promotion

No food today – just shameless self-promotion. Both of us have always been avid ‘letters to the editor’ writers and have had scores of letters published over the years. About four years ago (former) Inquirer columnist John Grogan came across...

Pomegranate Chicken

I worked up an appetite today!  I actually went to the gym.  Yes.  Me.  A gym.  Not only did I...

Pumpkin Done Right

I just got home from a Pumpkin Recipe Contest at work. OMG!  I am stuffed – but more than stu...

Turkey Soup

It was cold today – at least this west coast blood thought it was cold today – and cold ...

Leftovers

I think I mentioned I cooked a LOT of food this past weekend.  A lot.  Granted, we ate a lot, but ...

Pass the Bromo Seltzer!

Everyone’s gone.  The house is eerily quiet after three days of non-stop eating, drinking,...