Category Archives: Baked

Personal Roast “Chicken” (Giving Cornish Hens a Try)

You’ve probably seen these cute little “hens” packaged in your grocery store. I had never tried roasting cornish hens before, and was quite pleased with the results! Roasting was super easy: follow the instructions on the package! They’re small enough … Continue reading


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Traditional Christmas Cookie Recipe: Lemony Sugar Cookies

These are not your gramma’s sugar cookies and they’re DEFINITELY not grocery store sugar cookies. I say that because i hate sugar cookies, the normal ones. Bland, sweet, crispy, plain tasting. I don’t get the appeal. THESE babies, however have … Continue reading


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My Favorite Christmas Cookies – Recipe and Directions

This is an old family recipe that was probably taken from the Better Homes and Gardens or Joy of Cooking cookbooks. Although i did not WRITE this recipe, i do enjoy making it EVERY year… and have some special suggestions … Continue reading

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Meyer Lemon Scones

Le sigh… I was once a very proud guardian of a glorious Meyer Lemon tree that i grew from a wee gallon pot. After 4 years, many fruit and astounding growth – the department of mean in California confiscated it … Continue reading


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