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Pimento Cheese!

✙JMJ Pimento Cheese is a Southern thing, or so I thought. The Fanny Farmer Cookbook from 1952 is filled with interesting recipes like this from the “Boston Cooking School”. Folks in the Fifties seem to worry about flavor though: a finely … Continue reading

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Pancakes!

JMJ Old cookbooks are a passion of mine – not antique ones, but rather old ones. Something written in 1640 will have lots of silly ingredients that may be of some interest to historians, but if the stuff can’t be … Continue reading

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Lent’s Here. Let’s talk food.

+JMJ+ BBC Radio 4’s The Kitchen Cabinet is one of my most favourite things, right after whiskers on kittens and Atmospheric River Events on roses. They travel the UK looking for regional specialties and sharing cooking advice. Most of the … Continue reading

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Eggnog Recipe and Disclaimer

+JMJ+ Here’s how to make eggnog, right now, at home. Without adding corn syrup and artificial thickeners. Here’s the promised disclaimer: if you make this recipe without the alcohol, you may risk some sort of deadly egg contamination. So don’t … Continue reading

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Cranberry Celebration Copycat Recipe

If you live near a Kroger’s or a King Sooper (that’s in Colorado) then you know what is this thing called Cranberry Celebration. My parents love it so much that they will do a day trip up to that College … Continue reading

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Advent Soup & Frybread

For Orthodox of both eastern and western rites, the period leading up to Christmas is a time of abstaining from animal products.  Fish may be ok, shellfish too, but meat, dairy and eggs are right out.  So we find other … Continue reading

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