Category Archives: Bar cookie

Cereal Squares For the Serious Palate

I might have already mentioned a few times that I don’t like to throw away old food. I get this problem from my Dad who would scream at you for tossing a clearly rotting item from the fridge — which … Continue reading

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Truth in Advertising

TimTams really ARE the most irrestistable chocolate biscuit ever, as it states plainly on the wrapper. I got a box for Christmas from a friend who just returned from Australia and I have to say, they are worth the trip! … Continue reading

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The Legend of the Lemon Tree

When we moved into our bizarre, hand-built Pacific school arts & crafts house in 1967 there was a big Meyer lemon tree anchoring the multi-colored brick patio in the front. The real estate agent told my parents that the tree … Continue reading

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Introducing…Nephew Chess Tart

My nephews, as I mentioned previously, were annoyed that “Chess” pie had nothing chess about it. No grid, no squares, nada. Because they are violently spoiled, apparently, I set out to make a chess tart that would be more to … Continue reading

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