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Lemon Bars

April 20, 2009 in bars - No Comments

Lemon is by far my favorite fruit. I love it with everything, especially chocolate. However, just having it by itself is a lovely treat too. You get to taste all the tartness. When I got married, my husband told me just how much he enjoyed this dessert (I suppose it…

Surprise Muffins

April 17, 2009 in muffins - No Comments

When I was in elementary school learning how to bake, after my chocolate chip cookies fiasco, this was the first recipe that I mastered. I think I got this recipe from a Better Crocker’s Kids Cookbook, and I loved looking at all the pictures and trying the recipes.  (However, to be completely…

Perfect Pie Pastry

April 15, 2009 in pies - No Comments

My grandmother, Viva, makes all her pies from scratch, even the dough. This is her favorite recipe. She likes her pie crust thin, but you can make it a little thicker, depending on whether or not you want a thick, decorative crust. This recipe can be used for a 9-inch…

All the Tricks to Make Perfect Cookies

April 14, 2009 in cookies - No Comments

My mom cut out this article from The Oregonian (article by Linda Faus and Danielle Centoni, notes in parenthesis by me) some years back. It is a very helpful article for insuring good, delicious cookies. Too many recipes simply instruct bakers to “cream butter and sugar.” What that means is…

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