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Oatmeal Cookies with Rum Soaked Raisins – Wow!

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One day my husband’s boss came to our house for dinner.  He brought the most amazing oatmeal cookies.  Would you believe he would NOT share his recipe with… Read More »

Key Lime Wafers

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This is one of my favorite cookies.  I love shortbread, and the lime icing makes them such a refreshing treat, especially in the summer.  You can make the… Read More »

Focaccia Bread

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This focaccia bread has the wow factor.  I love to see the look on my guests’ faces when they bite into it.  My favorite way to make it… Read More »

Banana Pancakes – Yum!

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My banana pancake recipe was adapted from the CIA Breakfast Book.  The book is fabulous, and so are these pancakes.  The flavor and texture are perfect! 2 c…. Read More »

Mocha Cupcakes with Espresso Buttercream Frosting

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For the cupcakes: ½ cup brewed coffee, at room temperature 1½ teaspoons espresso powder ½ cup whole milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1⅓ cups all-purpose flour ⅓ cup… Read More »

Ham and Swiss Panini with Olive Tapenade

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My husband loves this panini.  I had tapenade left over from making muffalettas.  This turned out to be a winning combination. 2 slices rustic bread, cut 3/4-1 inch… Read More »

Rosemary/Fennel Chicken with Roasted Root Vegetables

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This recipe was adapted from Jamie Deen’s recipe.   I was watching his new show when he looked me right in the eye and said, “If you can raise… Read More »

About This Site

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Hi, my name is Judy, and I am so excited to share my cooking and baking experiences with you here on my explanatory hands-on website!  I am in… Read More »