Monthly Archives: December 2011


1 c. butter 1 1/4 c. sugar 1/4 c. unsulphured molasses 1 egg 2 T. milk 3 3/4 c. unbleached flour 2 tsp. baking soda 2 tsp. ground cinnamon 1 3/4 tsp. ground ginger 1 tsp. ground cardamom 1/2 tsp. … Continue reading

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1/2 orange 1 750 ml bottle premium vodka 1 tsp. fennel seeds 3 pieces star anise 1 tsp. caraway seeds Orange slices to decorate Remove rind from orange half with a sharp knife, being careful to leave pith.  Drop rind … Continue reading

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An online recipe box

This Christmas season, we found ourselves leafing through folder after folder of uncategorized recipes, discovering new delights and revisiting old standards we’d forgotten.  In order to facilitate access to our ever-growing recipe box from wherever we might be, we thought … Continue reading

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