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The pies and cakes post, with an excellent almond cake recipe!

The first, and perhaps easiest, thing I baked at the beach over the Thanksgiving holiday was a butter almond cake.  I found it while sorting through a bunch of rather old newspaper clippings.  The Times Picayune credits C&H Cane Sugar … Continue reading

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Would you make a special trip for free cake?

I would, and today I did!  It wasn’t that special a trip – just to the local Whole Foods – I could pretend I needed groceries, right? But I really didn’t.  I did pick up some bananas and some Kind … Continue reading

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Just a little list

I have less than 15 minutes to post this to get it in today (Internet issues), so here’s a quick recap of little treats that made me feel lucky in the midst of a busy day. 1. The weather today … Continue reading

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I knew I had a good catch when . . .

. . . I came home from a school trip the very first year we were together, back in 1993, and found a homemade heart-shaped chocolate Sachertorte awaiting me. Wow – my sweetheart could bake!  Not only bake, but bake … Continue reading

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It’s Carnival time!

Yes – it’s January 6th – the Feast of the Epiphany, and the official start of Carnival season.  And we ushered it in with king cake,  as is traditional.  Tonight was also the first Thursday of the month, which means … Continue reading

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How to get a lot of work done on the computer

1. Decide that the view out the window is so pretty, and the sleeping cats so compelling, that you’ll stay in bed for a while. 2. Curl up with laptop in bed, staying in pjs until noon. 3. Have a … Continue reading

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