Black and White Banana Loaf

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It doesn’t matter there are two different banana breads on this blog and that I have already declared Dominique Ansel’s version perfect. I haven’t stopped making other banana bread recipes. So why continue to try different recipes? There are so … Continue reading


Bacon-Cheddar Muffins

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Here is an idea about food – that it all ‘tastes better with bacon’. There was a popular cookbook written about this notion a few years ago and the phrase is still around today. It is a fallacy, of course. … Continue reading


Uxbridge Bonspiel Casserole (a.k.a. Chicken Divan Casserole)

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You may know this as Chicken Divan Casserole, but it will always be known as Uxbridge Bonspiel Casserole to me. My mother snagged the recipe at a curling tournament she was competing in and it was in Uxbridge, so there’s … Continue reading


Sicilian Pizza With Pepperoni and Spicy Tomato Sauce

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I was enticed to read this story about New York’s Finest Sicilian Pizza by the photograph for the article. Then I got to the line about the pepperoni curling up to create “crispy grease chalices”. This description may not appeal … Continue reading