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Category Archives: eating well

Dumplings are one of those foods that appear across all cultures and the reason is that everyone loves dumplings. Dumplings come savory and sweet, stuffed and not. Your family might call them gnocchi, wontons, matzo balls, kreplach, kartoffelknoedel, and pierogi or one of hundred of other sobriquets.  Though I grew up slurping Campbell’s chicken and dumpling soup, I […]

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This is week two of recipes starting with the letter C.  The recipe for cheese sticks sounded vague. I think if I had followed the directions as written they wouldn’t have come out right.  They needed more rolling and chilling to incorporate the butter into the dough.  I am a fan of southern cheese straws, but […]

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I enjoy baking, and though I don’t consider myself a baker, it seems others do. When people talk about my cooking it’s baked goods they generally refer to. When I went to culinary school I had a choice of two programs; culinary and pastry. I chose (without any equivocation) culinary. I prefer savory to sweet, […]

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