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Chewy Toasted Coconut Pie

When my great grandfather Roy Whitley died on March 16, 1980, I was seven years old, and it was my first true loss of innocence. I remember seeing my parents cry in a way I had never seen them cry … Continue reading

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St. Alban’s Mounds Cake

When I was pregnant with Jackson, nine years ago, I craved the strangest things — country-style steak with mashed potatoes and green beans, anything chocolate, and real Coke.  I guess this explains why I gained 59 pounds and had a … Continue reading

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Coconut Balls

It just isn’t Christmas without Coconut Balls.  I love Mounds and Almond Joy candy bars, and these little delights are better than either one.  My mother has been making coconut balls for as long as I can remember.  Like Chex … Continue reading

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