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Snickerdoodles

Being the cookie junkie that I am, I can’t believe that this is the first post about cookies that I’ve written for this blog. Well, better late than never. I am asked to make this cookie every year around the holidays. This is Lipby’s favorite. I love anything with cinnamon in it, so it’s one [...]

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Cinnamon Raisin Bread

Baking bread has always been something that intimidated me. I’ve made my share of failures– rounded lumps, hard as a rock, completely inedible. It took me a while to understand how to work with yeast. I’ve become a fan of proofing yeast to make sure that it’s still active. I’ve included how to do this [...]

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Sweet Potato Pie

What can I say but mmm, pie. Some people will contend that this is better than pumpkin pie. You be the judge. I admit to having trouble with crusts. I can’t seem to get them to roll nicely without sticking to the surface. Any thoughts on this? Should I chill the dough longer than an [...]

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photo by Yoko Mari makes this for her Thanksgiving celebration.  When she described it to Dragonia and I one night sitting around the Bevin fountain, I remarked that it sounded kind of like a Yodel.  She didn’t know what that was, though.  And while you can’t carry two entire pumpkin rolls in your lunch box, [...]

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