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I grew up eating homemade Taffy. My great grandmother Harriet was a pro. She had a amazing way of “testing” the candy to see if it was ready to pull off the heat. Grandma would simply dip and swirl two fingers in that hot, boiling syrup!

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I have a problem. I buy too many Cookbooks & print off far too many recipes. I really don’t collect anything else but my Cookbook shelves have expanded . . . to non designated Cookbook shelves! One of my favorite books is Down Home with the Neely’s, and I’ve made many of their recipes. They’re […]

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 Confession: I have never sunk my teeth into a Lofthouse cookie. Therefore: I can’t say whether or not these taste like a Lofthouse cookie! I’ve always wondered . . . why all the hype? I guess I will never know, until I actually eat one. My daughters . . . love them! A lofthouse cookie […]

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OREO is celebrating it’s 100th birthday today! as oreo puts it . . .  In a world that’s become far too adult, a couple of Oreo cookies, a glass of milk, a shared twist and a lick and dunk is all it takes to set your inner kid loose. Heck, I wanted to set my inner kid […]

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Luscious. Perfect for your sweet valentine! Despite my best efforts, I’ve been really slow in posting. For that . . . I’m sorry. I also like this dessert partially frozen, therefore it freezes well! See. It’s perfect for Valentines Day. This dessert is rich . . . but not too sweet. Come on, I will […]

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I live in Idaho. We raise a lot of Potatoes. We eat a lot of Potatoes. Mashed . . . boiled . . . fried . . . and everything in between. Without a doubt, if I had to choose my favorite potato dish it would be this one. CREAMY CHEESY POTATOES but POTATOES AU […]

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If you have ever pulled up a chair and browsed this blog at all, then you already know  . . . Rhodes Rolls plays the leading role, on many posts. Well . . . a while ago, I was asked to be a guest blogger at Rhodes Rolls. Did I accept . . . heck […]

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This week has blown by . . . literally! The wind has never stopped blowing, and it carried away Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and today.  It must be my age.  I seem to start fifteen things at one time, and walk around in a tail-spin!  I used to be able to multitask, but that too […]

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 Before we talk Muffins . . . I have two quick questions for you. 1.  Do you prefer a Full post on the Home Page, or Excerpts like I’m trying right now? 2.  Do you need a tutorial on something you’ve been wanting to learn to bake/cook? Moving on to the muffins. What are the requirements for a […]

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