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Coleen’s Haricot Verts

Coleen and her husband Bob created this recipe after dining at Campanile in LA and she generously shared it. Haricot Verts (thin French green beans) can be purchased at Trader Joe’s most of the year and at some Farmer’s markets … Continue reading

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Family Bread Stuffing

This is our favorite bread stuffing. The recipe can be easily varied. Friends make cornmeal or rice stuffing but bread stuffing still remains our favorite. The ingredients make enough stuffing for a 10 to 15 lb. turkey with the remaining … Continue reading

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Chocolate Snickerdoodle Cookies

Regular snickerdoodle cookies are delicious. However, I get more requests for this recipe than the original recipe. The chocolate adds a nice twist and the cookies work well for a Christmas cookie assortment. 1 cup butter 2 cup granulated sugar … Continue reading

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Mushrooms and Onion Sauté

We make variations of this easy side dish which can also be used for stuffing a chicken or turkey by adding some bread cubes. 2 cups of sliced mushrooms, (button or cremini) 1 large onion chopped coarsely 1 TBSP light … Continue reading

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Mother-in-Law’s Chicken with Cranberry Topping

This is a quick recipe for everyday but especially the holidays. You can use all chicken drumsticks (leg with thigh), thighs, or chicken breasts if you prefer. 6 chicken legs with thighs (or 6 chicken breasts or 8-10 chicken thighs) … Continue reading

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Five Spice Chicken

This recipe uses chicken thighs which we especially like because of the nice serving size and the moistness. You can make the chicken only or add the suggested vegetables to make a complete meal. This is a new favorite over … Continue reading

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Richard’s Favorite Apple Pie and Pie Crust

This is the pie recipe that my husband requests the most. My mother-in-law enjoyed making pies and she had two pie crust recipes. The pie crust recipe makes enough for 2 ½ pies and is very rich. The pie is … Continue reading

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