• Christmas is Over

    Christmas is over. Obviously. But it helps to put it in writing because I’m sitting directly under mistletoe, my tree is still brightly lit, and I just took the stockings down today. But hey – I should give myself a break – we’re only three, er 18 days post-Christmas… Yikes. Despite my lack of activity

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  • Easy All-Butter Pie Crust

    Easy All-Butter Pie Crust. I have always been a fan of Pillsbury Pie Crusts. They’re flaky, delicious and easy to use; but they’re not homemade. And this entire blog is an effort to do things the old-fashioned way. This recipe takes it back to the basics, using only five ingredients and one set of tools

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  • Orange Cardamom Scones

    Orange Cardamom Scones. They are as delicious as they sound! Getting there was an adventure in spicy discovery. If you’ve ever wondered how to utilize delicious cardamom in a baked good, get that mortar and pestle out and read on! Does anyone else have trouble writing down recipes? For me, it’s a lot of adding

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