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Jul 23 2013

Wineberry Jammelly

Published by Christine under Breakfast,Sweets

Ah, those hot, lazy days of summer… Well, maybe not so lazy. Mid-July typically means jam-making at my house, and this year is no exception. Last year, we had to contend with such an abundance of plums that I was able to make not only jam, but also ice-cream, plum butter, and plum vodka. This [...]

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Nov 25 2012

Sugar Cookies

Published by Christine under Sweets

A quick note today for an easy, fast and delicious sugar cookie recipe, courtesy of my daughter, Cookie Chef Deluxe in our house. This is the kind of roll-out cookie dough I like, because it’s versatile (flavor it any which way you want) and does not need refrigeration – which means you can be savoring [...]

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Aug 28 2012

Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies

Published by Christine under Sweets

There used to be a bakery right across the street from my school in Bourg-la-Reine, a few miles south of Paris. When school let out in the afternoon (usually around 4 p.m.), we would descend on that bakery like Attila the Hun on the steppes of Central Asia to get something for le goûter (aka [...]

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