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Cardamom Waffles with Strawberries

Since Spring officially began this week, it’s time for a recipe with strawberries. How about waffles, strawberries, and whipped cream for dessert, the Nordic way!

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Norita, My Gourmet Magazine Guru

My friend Norita gave me boxes and boxes of her food magazines when she moved. I was particularly thrilled to have piles of the old Gourmet issues.

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Sphere Magazine, March 1976

This March 1976 issue of vintage Sphere magazine has a recipe for a special corned beef sandwich just in time for St. Patrick’s Day!

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Girl in the Kitchen

Top Chef winner Stephanie Izard, also of Girl and the Goat and Little Goat restaurants in Chicago, has this great cookbook!

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Lisa from Conroe

Come and meet my new follower and friend, “Lisa from Conroe.” She sent me a box of books, one with a recipe with the intriguing name of “Mud Hens.”

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It’s Casimir Pulaski Day!

Don’t know who Casimir Pulaski is? You might not unless you live around Chicago where he is celebrated. It’s a day to enjoy Polish sausage too!

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Lemony Lentil Soup with Dill

This delicious and healthy lentil soup is a perfect meal for National Nutrition Month.

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The Best Peanut Butter Cookies

Everyone claims to have the best peanut butter cookie recipe. These large size ones just happen to be my husband’s favorite.

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