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Recipe: Chocolate Pound Cake I

Recipe: Chocolate Pound Cake I Published on February 26, 2019 by Marica | Edit CHOCOLATE POUND CAKE I 2 sticks butter (softened) ½ C shortening 3 C sugar 5 eggs 3 C flour ½ tsp baking powder 5 Tbsp dry unsweetened cocoa ½ tsp salt 1 C milk 2 tsp vanilla Preheat oven to 300o. Cream together butter, shortening, and

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Recipe: Cottage Cheese Apple Pie

Recipe: Cottage Cheese Apple Pie Published on February 26, 2019 by Marica | Edit COTTAGE CHEESE APPLE PIE Makes 1 deep 9-inch pie ½ recipe Plain Pastry (lining a pie plate) 1 ½ C apples (sliced thin) 2 eggs ½ C cottage cheese ¾ C sugar (or less, to taste) ½ C cream 1/8 tsp salt 1 tsp grated lemon

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Recipe: Simply Sensational Cheesecake and Variation

It would have had something to do with indexing Big Food. Recipe: Simply Sensational Cheesecake and Variation Published on February 26, 2019 by Marica | Edit SIMPLY SENSATIONAL CHEESECAKE AND VARIATION Makes a 9-inch diameter cheesecake 1 ¼ C graham cracker crumbs ½ C shortening (melted) ¼ C sugar 2 8 oz packages cream cheese (softened) 14 oz can sweetened

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Recipe: New York Cheese Cake

I think I remember why I was posting these. May look into it. Recipe: New York Cheesecake Published on February 26, 2019 by Marica | Edit NEW YORK CHEESE CAKE 3 8 oz packages cream cheese (softened) 1 ½ C sugar 4 eggs 1 pint sour cream 2 Tbsp lemon juice 1 pint heavy whipping cream (not whipped) ½ tsp

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Recipe: Apple Tart

The year was 2019, the month, February, and for some unknown reason I was posting a lot of cake and pie recipes. Enjoy! Recipe: Apple Tart Published on February 26, 2019  APPLE TART Serves 8 1 stick butter (softened) ½ tsp vanilla 1/3 C sugar 1 C flour CREAM CHEESE FILLING 8 oz cream cheese (softened

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Well, that was a mistake!

I had to go out of town early today. Hence only one The Week in Pictures. But I planned ahead and scheduled a “As Someone Once Said” post for 7:15 this morning. Will Rogers in the morning. Perfect. Except I just looked and it was scheduled for 7:15pm. Fixed it. Better late than never.

The Old Truck

I loved that truck. I’ve fallen behind in my reflections on last year. Will try to catch up today. Afternoon Outing Originally published on February 19, 2021 Thought I’d drive down the pristine driveway, to the road, and to the main road (stop laughing) to see what things look like. Paused to look at the lake.

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Those were the Days

I said, “Makes me feel as if I have the situation under control.” That made me chuckle. Pass-Through Originally published on February 19, 2021  Mr. Big Food will be teaching class from the Bunkhouse today. There is some worry that as it warms up out there– 23* already!– and ice on trees and lines starts to

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Here’s another

I think tomorrow is the day I got the 4WD truck stuck. Which reminds me. I need to check on the rechargables. Let’s Laugh, Shall We? Published on February 18, 2021 by Marica | Edit Noticeably absent? Tire tracks. No mail since Monday. No trash pickup yesterday. Clearly no movement on the truck’s part. Our neighbors have been coming and

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