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Boston Creme Pie Cupcakes

The verdict is still out on these in cupcake form.  Really, the star of the show is the Boston creme custard.  The cupcake part, while good, is just a vessel for the tasty goodness.  The chocolate glaze is also yummy,

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Honeymoon Soup

Chris has been running a temperature of over 100 for the last couple of days, and I haven’t been feeling well either.  So today we required soup.  Chris drove me to the store (soon we’ll have a car I can

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Making our own yogurt

For some time now Chris and I have been making our own yogurt.  It’s not that it’s cheaper – it might be, but we’ve not run the math to figure it out.  I think it mostly started out as an

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THE carrot cake

So, I may or may not have mentioned on this blog before that I hate carrots.  Now, since I like to pretend I’m grown up, I can now stomach them a little better when I have to and don’t go

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Aunt D style applesauce (Part 2)

So, now that I’ve gotten (most) of my thoughts about fall through rose colored glasses out, time for the good stuff!  Making applesauce.  I will say that I was shocked to find out exactly how easy it is to make

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Pierogi Assembly

Aaaand, one week later we’re ready for the final pierogi post.  Gotta make room for our apple sauce canning post.  We went apple picking today and came home with a full bushel of apples (we did buy some, we didn’t

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Pierogi Dough

This one can be categorized (or classified? librarian friends which one is it?!?) as fussy.  But here’s my confession.  This is the second time we’ve tried to make pierogies.  I’ll be honest and tell you it took us a good

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Boston Tomato

Earlier this summer we were at home for a dear friend’s wedding and got to spend some time with friends and family.  We were tickled when my great aunt presented us with a little church cookbook published in 1926 due

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