Originally published in Julie Dannenbaum’s Fast & Fresh by Harper & Row I realized earlier this week that I needed to check the date on my eggs. They were a month past the expiry date and I still had half a dozen left. I quickly tested them and found that only four were still fresh …

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Originally published in The Collector’s Cookbook Woman’s Day December 1976 During my isolation, I have been baking for myself, but recently I was finally able to bake something for a friend of mine. Whenever I ask her what she would like me to bring into work, “Chocolate, anything chocolate,” are the first words out of …

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Original publication unknown As I said in my earlier post, I needed to use my last three eggs before they expired. Well, the Irish Butter Cookies only used one egg, so I needed to find something else to bake. I had pecans and marshmallows left over, and while the pecans would keep for a while, …

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Original publication unknown Since I was a little girl, my grandmother would always bring over cookies and pies at least twice a month when she wasn’t jet-setting around the world. While she couldn’t cook very well, she was a good baker. Czech Kolacky and Rohlicky, Plum Dumplings, Pumpkin pies and Bohemian Rye Bread were a …

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