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NaNo Day twenty nine inspiration: Thanksgiving and Pumpkins

Yesterday was Thanksgiving. I had planned to post one of Kate’s cards that day, this one sent to her by a friend or family member to celebrate the same day so many years ago. That did not happen, since we … Continue reading

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NaNo Day eight inspiration: sauerkraut!

Somewhere in Kate’s things is a studio-style portrait of…. wait for it… a huge cabbage patch in front of the family home. The quantity of cabbage is astonishing to see out in front of the house, and it’s only cabbage … Continue reading

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Yes, it’s my 100th blog post…

I have carefully avoided posting a new blog entry for the last few weeks. I’ve commented on nothing, put up no book reviews, re-blogged no interesting things I find. I wanted this one to be special, because it’s my 100th … Continue reading

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The Gingerbread Adventure, Part Five

Soft Sugar Gingerbread 2 eggs 3 teaspoons baking powder 1 cup sugar ½ teaspoon salt 1-¾ cups flour 1-½ teaspoons ginger ⅔ cup thin cream Beat eggs until light, and add sugar gradually. Mix and sift dry ingredients, and add … Continue reading

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The Gingerbread Adventure: Part 3

Each recipe brings new adventures and ideas. This one required different stove work and yielded a very different batter. Soft Molasses Gingerbread 1 cup molasses 1 egg ⅓ cup butter 2 cups flour 1-3/4 teaspoons soda 2 teaspoons ginger ½ … Continue reading

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