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Holly Candy: Christmas Baking Made Easy

It’s tradition in my family to bake for Christmas and all the recipes are handed down. My usual is to make Almond Roca, fudge, Russian Tea Cakes, several kinds of cookies and Holly Candy. The Holly Candy is the easiest … Continue reading

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Holiday Yum: The 3 Lies In My Family Almond Roca Recipe

Every year, in the days after Thanksgiving, I open “the magic recipe folder” and start Christmas baking. I make 3 kinds of cookies, a couple different types of fudge, Russian Tea Cakes and mashed potato candy. Despite all those heaps … Continue reading

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When Candy-Making Isn’t So Sweet…

If you read my Sunday post, you know I made candy yesterday – Almond Roca to be exact. I have an old family recipe that my mother gave to me. I honestly don’t know how far back it goes – only … Continue reading

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When Disorganization Gets Embarrassing…

Welcome to Thoughty Thursday here at More Cowbell! This is the day y’all get an open window into the twisty tunnels of trivial things that litter my brain. Today’s topic is about my biggest fault…I am a disorganized procrastinator. I … Continue reading

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“Edible Crack” on More Cowbell!

I’m giving away a trade secret on this fine More Cowbell Monday! Scores of my friends are going to start whispering, “The Edible Crack recipe is on More Cowbell” (a phrase that will make perfect sense by the end of this … Continue reading

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Yummy Snacks! The Devil’s Own Party Food…

I’m looking over the shopping list for Tuesday’s Worldwide Book Launch Party and it seems to be a little bit chocolate-heavy. By now, you DO know that there is a huge Twitter launch party for James Rollins’ new book, The … Continue reading

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More Cowbell Mash-up #6: A Shout Out To Moms

Yesterday was my first Mother’s Day. This time last year, I was doped up on morphine after a long labor, so technically I had the first one last year but I don’t remember much. Today is my daughter’s 1st birthday, … Continue reading

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