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Butterscotch Pie

I was born on my grandfather’s birthday in November of 1972. Stacy Brewer, who was my maternal grandfather, a firm believer in traditional gender roles, and the unquestionable innocence of Richard M. Nixon, told my mother – when my birth … Continue reading

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French Toast Casserole

I have always loved French Toast.  I can remember my mother making French Toast in a skillet on the stove, and I used to order it everywhere I found it on the menu.  The Cottage House on Highway 268 in … Continue reading

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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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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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Flax Seed Muffins

My friend John Hyatt makes incredible flax seed muffins.  He inspired me to follow in his footsteps.  This recipe is quite similar to his.  The great thing about flax seed muffins is that they are moist and delicious without oil, … Continue reading

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