Homemade Chocolate Crackers: A Guest Post for A Little Bit of Everything

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  My dear friend, Roxana, of A Little Bit of Everything has been vacationing with her family for the last couple of weeks.  Her friends have happily taken turns “housesitting” and sharing some of their own recipes.  Today, I’m excited to take my turn and be surrounded by sweet, delicious treats and of course to […]

Intermission

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      In case you are wondering where I am, I am in the middle of an adventure.  Having lots of fun–seeing new places and eating very well…too well! Will share with you very soon! 

Ligurian Lemon Cake with Meringue Topping

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  The overall success of this simple cake is but a tiny consolation for one low point the previous night.  It was shaping up to be a fun evening.  We were guests in our friends’ home, enjoying wine with appetizers and anticipating a delicious meal based on the aromas coming from the kitchen.  The evening’s […]

Rum and Citrus Chicken Kabobs with Stir-Fried Barley

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  His story opened with a recounting of childhood stunts that landed him in the town’s police station more often than he can remember.  But his days of being a delinquent end abruptly, replaced by the promise of Olympic glory when he discovers a talent for running.  As a lieutenant in the US Army Air […]

Merry Christmas!

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