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Cookie Road Trip – Connecticut, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Cookie Road Trip – Connecticut By Beverly Hicks Burch Our latest jaunt on the cookie trail takes us to one of my favorite regions of the USA – New England. Connecticut is called the Constitution State and has played an important and long part in the history of the United States. Some of the first… Continue reading Cookie Road Trip – Connecticut, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Raspberry Thimble Cookies

Raspberry Thimble Cookies 1 stick butter 1 stick margarine 2 egg yolks 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup sugar 2 – ½ cups sifted flour Raspberry jam Heat oven to 350°. Cream butter and margarine. Gradually add the sugar beating until light and fluffy. Add the egg yolks, one at a time, beating after each addition.… Continue reading Raspberry Thimble Cookies

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Not So Tough Cookies, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Not So Tough Cookies By Beverly Hicks Burch As many of you might know by now Tall & Handsome and I are in the process of unpacking and setting up the house after moving…again. It is a monumental task. Let me explain. In five years I have moved or moved my household belongings to where… Continue reading Not So Tough Cookies, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Bev’s New Year’s Beans, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Bev’s New Year’s Beans By Beverly Hicks Burch Every year after Christmas I usually have a ham bone leftover. I like to leave a little meat on the bone so I can make a big ol’ pot of bean soup shortly after New Year’s. My favorite ham to use is one of the spiral-cut hams… Continue reading Bev’s New Year’s Beans, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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I Think I Found It…, by Beverly Hicks Burch

I Think I Found It… By Beverly Hicks Burch Remember a few days ago I shared a new recipe with you I was anxious to try? It was the New Mexico Spoon Bread. Of course the bread has chopped green chilies in it and in the lead up to the recipe, I shared a little… Continue reading I Think I Found It…, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Hatched…It’s Not an Egg, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Hatched…It’s Not an Egg By Beverly Hicks Burch Well, it’s finally happened. You know that green chilies have becomes a really big thing when Southern Living, the Bible for all true GRITS (Girls Raised In The South) does a six page full color spread in their magazine with accompanying recipes. I on the other hand… Continue reading Hatched…It’s Not an Egg, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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The Little Green Box, by Beverly Hicks Burch

The Little Green Box By Beverly Hicks Burch There are two months that can be particularly hard for me…June and August…and not for the reasons you might think. Although I am a true Southern belle, I hate heat and summer. Mild, temperate summers are something I am envious of say…Alaska! My idea of fun is… Continue reading The Little Green Box, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Recent Offerings, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Recent Offerings By Beverly Hicks Burch If you turn most men loose in the kitchen, you’re liable to get a bonafide mess. No offence intended guys, but, that’s just the way it is. My dad’s favorite “gourmet” meal to fix when Mom is out and about shopping or such is this: Find a jar of… Continue reading Recent Offerings, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Thai Penicillin, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Thai Penicillin By Beverly Hicks Burch I may be Southern, but there’s one thing you can say about Bev…she like a diverse range of ethnic food. Tex-Mex, Mexican, Italian, Greek, Chinese, Lebanese, Indian and I’m sure there are others. Several years ago I was introduced to Thai food…and I fell in love. I really prefer… Continue reading Thai Penicillin, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Reggie & Bev’s Excellent Adventure, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Reggie & Bev’s Excellent Adventures By Beverly Hicks Burch Well, you’ve seen the pictures, now you’ll hear the story about Memorial Day weekend. Reggie, yes that’s Tall & Handsome, aka hubby, and I were very busy that weekend. Let me give you a little insider info here. When you live with disabilities, you learn about… Continue reading Reggie & Bev’s Excellent Adventure, by Beverly Hicks Burch