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 Today, I sat next to a sweet little girl, who goes by the name of Abbigail. She held my hand and intently explained: “Last week was my birthday and I had banana splits!” to which I responded “WOW, those are my favorite!”  Abbi said, “Not CAKE, I hate CAKE!”  If only I hated CAKE! This […]

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I changed the layout of my front page. Let me know if you like it or hate it! also I’m curious . . . if you’re curious? I receive a lot of mail like this one: Hi Jonna, You rarely divulge anything about yourself. How come? Personally, I think it might be fun to learn […]

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Cake. “You CAN have your cake and eat it too.”  Remember that! I told you recently what my favorite Pasta dish is. Now . . . I’ll show you my favorite Cake or Cupcake and frosting. It’s this! Usually referred to as German Chocolate Cake. FYI: 1852 – Sam German created the mild dark baking chocolate […]

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The other day, we went on a hunt. A Big Hunk Hunt. We failed miserably, and came home without even one. They certainly aren’t my favorite candy bar . . . but the hubbie really likes them. He doesn’t love anything sweet – except for me of course. hee hee. So . . . I […]

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Hi. It’s been a while. Thoughts of cooking or baking of any kind were erased from my mind for a while. Nothing looked good, tasted good or stayed down for long. I’m convinced that I’ve lost many needed brain cells! When you walk around the house looking for a ringing cell phone . . . […]

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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’ve really need to QUIT buying large bundles of bananas. why? This is why! My usual routine: Buy groceries – bananas included. Load them in Escalade. Shut back door. Open back door . . . grab a green banana. (Not so green that it won’t peel!) Eat banana while heading home. Unload groceries – put […]

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