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Bake-Off Superstar

Since I wrote about Bake-Off books in yesterday’s blog, I thought I would tell you today about a superstar Bake-Off winner.

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The Pillsbury Doughboy Miracle

One of the heart-breaking losses of the Culinary Cellar flood was losing the Pillsbury Bake-Off contest books. Or so I thought….

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Good Grief Cooking

Lisa Keys is the bravest woman I know. Lisa has dealt with the tragic death of her beloved son through cooking and writing her blog, “Good Grief Cook.”

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Vincent Price, a Ghost Doll, and a Pile of Cookbooks

I found a ghost doll, a Vincent Price cookbook (is there a connection?), a German deli, and piles of cookbooks. And how was your weekend?

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Pillsbury Bake-Off #46

The iconic cooking competition has a one million dollar grand prize – what better place to win than Las Vegas! Welcome to the 46th Pillsbury Bake-Off contest!

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Off to the 46th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest!

The Pillsbury Bake-Off in Las Vegas! What could be more fun?

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Judging the Pillsbury Bake-Off

Judging the Pillsbury Bake-Off was a joy for food writer Clementine Paddleford. Read about her experiences and some of the ups and downs of the early contests.

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Aunt Ann Blueberry Boy Bait on marble

Retro Recipe Week, Day Three

Blueberry “Boy Bait.”  How’s that for a recipe title?  I think only in 1954 could one get away with a name like that.  The recipe won $2,000 at the 5th Pillsbury Bake-Off by a teen-age girl from Chicago, who said she made it often for her friends, assuming at least one was a boy she […]

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