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FRESH CRANBERRY APPLE WALNUT COMPOTE

My grandmother always made a special side dish for the family gatherings on the high holidays. If you serve it in a fancy dish and call it by a fancy pants name, all the better.  If it’s easy to prepare, … Continue reading

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CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS TABLE: GONE TO THE DOGS 

   We always celebrated Christmas dinner at a grandparent’s home. If we were at Dad’s home place, we could all sit around his mother’s grand dining room table, for it would seat a dozen people. At Mom’s parents, however, the … Continue reading

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I’m Beginning to Feel Like Christmas

On the Saturday before Christmas, I’m finally eating my Christmas cookies with joy in my heart. While I was baking, I ate my fair share of the broken ones. I find it odd that I seem to forget from year … Continue reading

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