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Banana and Chocolate Chip Cake

January 6th, 2010 · No Comments · Rhymes and Recipes

Banana and Chocolate Chip Cake Turn you old bananas into a dream This cake reigns supreme All you need is five Put them in this cake to revive The flavors do combine To make a mile high cake that is divine Ingredients: 3 cups sugar 1 cup margarine 5 bananas 4 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla […]

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Song of the Snowbird

January 5th, 2010 · No Comments · Rhymes and Recipes

I’m going to Florida said the snowbird To the south where cold is a word seldom heard The snow and ice want to come along They were told no that they don’t belong A winter paradise without the hassle of cold This venue is not only for the old For the young and vivacious too […]

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Sabbath Loaves

December 31st, 2009 · 1 Comment · Rhymes and Recipes

Sabbath Loaves Shabbat is almost here It comes at the end of every week not just once a year Challah is always part of the theme A sweet yeast bread that tastes like a dream This week I made whole wheat A satisfying and healthier treat Machine mix, knead, and braid the dough Shape by […]

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Bakery Look Alike Chinese Marble Cookies

December 25th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Rhymes and Recipes

Bakery Look-Alike Chinese Marble Cookies Dedicated to my son-in-law The first time he saw these he gazed with awe These cookies are a treat Whose flavor can’t be beat They bring a smile to your face Just like the one my daughter permanently has in place So go ahead and mimic the bakery draw And […]

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A Soldiers Christmas Cake

December 25th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Rhymes and Recipes

 Soldiers Christmas Fruitcake A slice of home While around the world I roam Brings a warm feeling When it’s with fear I’ve been dealing Send me a memory in the form of sweet bite And my holiday transform into much more of a delight This cake recipe produces the best fruitcake I have ever […]

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Its Beginning To Look a Lot Like Winter

December 22nd, 2009 · No Comments · Rhymes and Recipes

Massive cookie assembly for gift giving I’m dreaming of a white house I thought I would share a few photos of what’s doing at my house this time of year. I made a great new cookie to give away.  It has less butter than normal and is much better for it! Chips and Kahlua Coffee […]

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Classic Chocolate Chunk

December 17th, 2009 · No Comments · Rhymes and Recipes

Classic Chewy Chocolate Chunk I’m an American classic, I’m not some relic from Jurassic I’m the best of the best More popular than all the rest A winning group, Of butter, chocolate, and brown sugar that makes you whoop And jump for joy, While you enjoy the real McCoy Look no further for your classic […]

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Hanukkah Cookies

December 8th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Rhymes and Recipes

Rescued Hanukiah from the Atlas Mountains south of Marrakech, Morocco The colors are blue and White It started when the Maccabees made the Greek’s take flight The oil in the desecrated Temple was saved As they cleaned and lit the Menorah a miracle was made Celebrated every year With oily foods and holiday cheer The […]

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November 5th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Rhymes and Recipes

I’m going on a trip I always pack cookies so I am not a drip I will write when I get back Just after I unpack In my carry on I take biscotti for when I’m gone I look forward to a taste of home While around the world I roam! Plain and Pure Vanilla […]

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Lunchbox Sprinkles

October 28th, 2009 · No Comments · Rhymes and Recipes

Lunchbox Sprinkles Wake up the kid in your personality Get into a fun mentality A feast for the eyes, The sprinkles, butter, and  vanilla surprise With their wholesome good taste, Not a morsel will waste! When I first made these my son Josh couldn’t keep his hands off them.  His first reaction was “these are […]

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