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National Banana Bread Day

To celebrate National Banana Bread Day, here is an old recipe from Helen Johnson Vanni, my mother-in-law.

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Lolly Mager Molasses Taffy Sticky Buns 5

Cookbooks From My Yooper Cousin

Don’t know what a Yooper is? Don’t worry, it’s a good thing! This Yooper gave me cookbooks with great recipes, including molasses sticky buns!

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Lauren Katz, America’s Baking Champ

The very talented Lauren Katz has a resume of winning cooking contests as long as your arm! Come and read about some of them.

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Sphere February 1976

Sphere Magazine, February 1976

This issue of vintage Sphere magazine has a great recipe for sweet sour chicken wings, perfect for munching on while watching the Olympics this month.

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Sphere January 1976

Sphere Magazine, January 1976

We are up to 1976 on the Sphere monthly blogs! January got away from me, so I will have two this month. Wait until you see the bread in this issue!

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Donna-Marie Ryan: Creative Cooking with Science

Donna-Marie is a retired biology teacher and talented cook. In a generous box of books she sent me, one had the perfect recipe for Valentine’s Day!

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The Better Than Takeout Thai Cookbook

You will never have to order take-out Thai food again if you buy this book! It’s amazing!

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Elizabeth Bramkamp, Fellow Cookbook Collector

Elizabeth Bramkamp is an avid cookbook collector who sent me a group of lovely books, with a recipe in one of them for a Super Bowl Treat this Sunday!

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