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Southern salted caramel-praline fudge

This easy-to-make fudge is so pretty that it just begs to be given away as gifts in pretty boxes, but it is incredibly delicious, too, which is the most important part!

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Mama Steph’s Top 5 Cookies (to make your spirit bright!)

You can’t eat a cookie and be sad at the same time. It’s been said before, and I have to reiterate. Cookies make one’s spirit bright! Cookies are a childhood treat that, if only for a few moments, transport you to childhood to remember the simple pleasure of tasting a specially-made, warm, delicious cookie and… Continue reading Mama Steph’s Top 5 Cookies (to make your spirit bright!)

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Numéro de la classe de cuisson sept – Chocolate & Crème Brûlée

Tuesday night’s cooking class at Edom Bakery was right up my alley.  Chocolate!  Need I say more? 🙂  Well, I’ll also say real crème brûlée, because because before we dove headfirst into chocolate work with Chef Kat Kilpatrick,  Chef Jackson taught us to make crème brûlée from scratch, including using a kitchen torch to caramelize… Continue reading Numéro de la classe de cuisson sept – Chocolate & Crème Brûlée

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Making Skillet Peach Cobbler and Vanilla Extract

There is something about using my granddaddy’s old cast iron skillet that makes me happy.  It’s an old 10″ black skillet, shiny with its seasoning. I know he used it well; Granddaddy was an avid cook and was good at it. At the time, as a little girl, I thought some of the things he… Continue reading Making Skillet Peach Cobbler and Vanilla Extract