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Chocolate Chip Cookies

Every time I share pictures of my chocolate chip cookies on Instagram/Facebook, I get lots of recipe requests. So here it is, along with answers to frequently asked questions. {from an old Better Homes and Gardens cook book, the newest version differs slightly} Ingredients 1/2 cup shortening 1/2 cup butter 1 cup packed brown sugar […]

Happy Valentine’s Day

We keep it pretty low-key for Valentine’s Day around here. Flowers, champagne, usually humorous rather than romantic or sappy cards. And this year I made sugar cookies, one of my favorite things to bake. My mother-in-law gave me the best tip for rolling them out: Pastry Cloth.  Add a a smattering of flour and nothing […]