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    Glazed Orange-Cinnamon Rolls

      Right around the time my Gran passed away, my mom put together a book of family recipes from her recipe file and also those new recipes collected and contributed by my sisters, aunts and cousins. It is one of my most cherished possessions and the one I use most out of the thousand-ish cookbooks I own. Here is one of my Gran’s recipes I have adapted- the original orange rolls were yummy too:   Orange-Cinnamon Sweet Rolls 2 cups whole milk, scalded 6 Tablespoons butter, soft 1 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon salt 2 packages dry yeast (4-1/2 teaspoons) 6 eggs, beaten 8 cups all purpose flour (can be…

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    Sunday Blues Pancakes

      For the last few months things have been topsy-turvy around here. Rick lost an argument with a ladder in June, broke his leg quite badly, and has been in recovery since. Four months of not being able to be his usual busy bee self means that our usual Sunday waffles have turned into these blues pancakes made by me. I started with a straight forward buttermilk blueberry pancake and they have morphed with the addition of  whole wheat flour, corn meal and a bit of non-fat Greek yogurt. Here is the current version which yields about 16 or more pancakes when scooped out with a  1/4 cup measure: Sunday Blues Pancakes…

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    The Egg and Bacon Pie, and I

     Do you know about Egg and Bacon Pie? I didn’t until one of my favorite authors included it in some of her work and I became curious about it. Kerry Greenwood is a terrific writer! I first discovered her book “Cocaine Blues” on a library shelf  several years ago; it introduced me to her strong, smart, smart and stylish detective, the fabulous Miss Phryne Fisher. (Phryne rhymes with briny.) Since that time I have read all twenty published Phryne novels, which are set in Australia in the end of the 1920s, plus a collection of short stories (and a few bonus cocktail recipes) involving Miss Fisher called: “A Question of Death: An Illustrated…

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