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I’ve been working on developing a local sourdough starter and accompanying recipe for a couple of months now and am finally happy enough with it to share.   Tim’s Pultneyville Sourdough Note: This is an original recipe, so feel free … Continue reading

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Candy Cane Scones

All-Original-Just-for-Juel Candy Cane Scones Makes 6 mini scones (would probably double just fine) Scones: 1 c. Flour 1 1/2 tsp Baking Powder 1/4 tsp Baking Soda 3 Tbs Sugar 1/8 tsp. Salt 3 Tbs. Cold Butter, grated 1 Crushed Candy … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Tart

This is my favorite springtime recipe… enjoy! Rhubarb Tart Crust: 1 c. Flour 5 Tbs. Powdered Sugar 1/2 c. Butter, softened Pinch of Salt Mix dry ingredients; cut in butter; press into 9×9 pan. Bake at 375 degrees for 10 … Continue reading

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Unleavened Bread

  I seldom use unleavened bread for communion. There are several reasons for that – the chief of which is that The Christian Lord’s Supper is not the Jewish Passover. That isn’t to say that there aren’t connections, of course; … Continue reading

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Russian Tea

I’ve used Russian Tea to treat sore throats for as long as I can remember – it’s tasty, and the cloves do a wonderful job of soothing the soreness. I make a batch every year for our own family and … Continue reading

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Sore Throat Anyone?

It’s that time of year – friends all around me, both physically and at distance, are dropping like flies with sore throats.  As far as I’m concerned the only real soothing product for a sore throat is “Russian Tea.”  Sure… … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Scones…. mmm….

It’s autumn… that means pumpkins. Unfortunately, I’m the only one in our house who truly loves a good pie crust so pumpkin pies aren’t on the top of the menu. However, pumpkin seems to be one of the the ingredient … Continue reading

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Vacation in Chicago – Loopy Yarns & Wow Bao

We’re about half way through a vacation in Chicago – having a great time. We’ve been to Ikea (an old favorite), Whole Foods Market (our first time), Trader Joe’s (first time… we’re in love…), a Hawaiian restaurant (in honor of … Continue reading

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Ho-Ho Cake

You remember those little “Ho-Hos” (by Hostess) from when you were a child? They were like little chocolate “jelly” rolls with cream filling. Well, at some point (prior to High School, because I used to make this when it was … Continue reading

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Chocolate Sorbet #1 (Dark and Dense)

Just as promised… I hope you enjoy it as much as we have! The book is a gem and includes dozens of great recipes (including a to-die-for coffee ice cream!) Chocolate Sorbet #1 (Dark and Dense) From The Ultimate Ice … Continue reading

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