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Cranberry Crostata with Toasted Pecans

  Cranberry Crostata is a rustic pie with a chewy cranberry and nut filling. No one has ever turned a slice down!   Cranberry crostata is one of my favorite company desserts. This simple confection, and yes it is a chewy confection with a flaky crust makes my guests swoon. Though we aren’t having many …

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Banana Split Pie (No Bake) #SundaySupper

  “This no bake banana split pie has a cookie crumb crust, a layer of vanilla cream and a chocolate layer laden with maraschino cherries and bananas. There’s no ice cream in this, but it is frozen and tastes divine! Top it off with your favorite sundae toppings for a perfect Sunday supper! Or even …

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Turkey, Cranberry and Sweet Potato Pie

This year my Thanksgiving table is looking empty. Really empty. Alex , we all know, is in China, probably eating roast duck or chicken and Zoe will be in New York, I presume eating turkey. She is coming to visit in December but couldn’t make it for turkey day. And Manservant? Well, Manservant I think …

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Strawberry Spiral Biscuit Pie and Which Road to Take

Sometimes it is hard to start a Monday.  Other weeks I can wake up raring to go. But sometimes it is just hard. Choosing the right direction in life isn’t always about the compass. It’s about passion and love and common sense. And learning how to stand on your own two feet. It’s the common …

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Not My Mama’s Cherry Pie and Toasted Coconut Cookies

Not My Mama’s Cherry Pie  “If life is a bowl of cherries, then what am I doing in the pits?”  Today is George Washington’s Birthday. A long, long time ago when I walked miles to school we celebrated George’s birthday on his real birthday. I don’t think President’s Day was invented yet. And when I …

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