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When I got to the F section of the Woman’s Day Encyclopedia of Cookery I chose to make something that sounded fun but was (pun intended) frankly disastrous. In this section, you will find several pages devoted to frankfurters. There was also a section on Finnish food which involved a lot of finnan haddie, and an oddly skimpy section for […]

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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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