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(Lattice-Topped) Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie

From Bon Appétit, April 1997 yield: Serves 8 “This is a pretty pie, with the perfect combination of strawberries, rhubarb and cinnamon, and a delicate, flaky crust.” Ingredients For crust 3 cups all purpose flour 2 1/2 teaspoons sugar 3/4 … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Coconut Cookies

From Gourmet | August 2001 Active time: 20 min Start to finish: 1 hr Yield: Makes about 24 large cookies Ingredients: 2 sticks (1 cup) unsalted butter, softened 1 cup packed brown sugar 6 tablespoons granulated sugar 2 large eggs … Continue reading

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Toasted Coconut and Dark Chocolate Meringues

Ingredients 1/2 cup unsweetened medium shredded coconut 3 large egg whites 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup coarsely chopped bittersweet or semisweet chocolate (pieces will vary in size from shavings to the size of small peas; about 2 1/2 ounces) Preparation … Continue reading

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Carrot Cake with Marmalade Cream Cheese Frosting

Cake * 2 cups unbleached all purpose flour * 2 teaspoons baking soda * 2 teaspoons baking powder * 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon * 1/2 teaspoon salt * 4 large eggs * 3/4 cup vegetable oil * 3/4 cup sugar … Continue reading

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Magnolia Vanilla Buttercream

From http://www.recipelink.com/cookbooks/2005/0743246616_4.html Ingredients: 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened 6 to 8 cups confectioners’ sugar 1/2 cup milk 2 teaspoons vanilla extract Preparation: Place the butter in a large mixing bowl. Add 4 cups of the sugar and then … Continue reading

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Billy’s Vanilla Vanilla Cupcakes

From http://nataliecakes.wordpress.com/2007/06/21/billys-vanilla-vanilla-cupcakes/ Ingredients 1 3/4 cups cake flour, not self-rising 1 1/4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 2 cups sugar 2 tablespoons baking powder 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup unsalted butter, cut into 1-inch cubes 4 large eggs 1 cup whole … Continue reading

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Martha Washington’s Great Cake

From Mount Vernon Martha Washington’s Great Cake recipes results in the type of cake traditionally served for Twelfth Night (January 6, the last day of Christmas or Epiphany), which was the Washington’s wedding anniversary (they were married January 6, 1759). … Continue reading

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Chocolate-Covered Bacon

From Whole Foods Ingredients: 6-8 slices thick-cut bacon 12 oz. semisweet chocolate chops 4 oz white chocolate, melted (optional for garnish) Preparation: 1. Place the bacon on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake in the oven, until bacon … Continue reading

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WWII Oatmeal Molasses Cookies

From: http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/WWII-Oatmeal-Molasses-Cookies/Detail.aspx INGREDIENTS * 2 cups all-purpose flour * 2 cups oatmeal * 1 teaspoon baking soda * 1 teaspoon baking powder * 1 teaspoon salt * 1 cup sugar * 3/4 cup shortening * 2 eggs, beaten * 5 … Continue reading

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Mac & Cheese Cupcakes

Muffins: 1/3 cup shortening, plus some for pan 1 tbsp salted butter 1 cup corn kernels 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/3 cup sugar 2 tsp. baking powder 3/4 tsp salt 1 cup yellow corn meal 1 cup milk 1 large … Continue reading

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