Archive for August 2016

The Marble Cheesecake Squares That Almost Never Happened

So, what do you do when you realize you’re missing a key ingredient? Occasionally I’ll panic and search the internet for alternative recipes that omit whatever ingredient I’m missing.  Or I’ll just change what I was making entirely. Other times I’ll run to the store, but that option doesn’t happen very often since I live…

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Spiced Chocolate Chip Cookies With Raisins and Nuts

We are going camping next week. Not the “canoe and only what you can carry” type, but the full-on “glamping” version – complete with fridge, freezer, A/C and running water. My husband says it’s not real camping. I say it’s really the best camping for me and my sanity.  What kind of treat to you take camping,…

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No-Bake White Chocolate & Raspberry Cheesecake

This has been a hot, dry summer where I live, but the raspberries were abundant at the local pick-your-own farm.  My son and I spent one very warm morning picking raspberries for jam.  Besides ending up with a scratched arm (mental note: wear long sleeves!) I had enough left over after making the jam, to fill…

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