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Maraschino Chewy Cherry Bars

Mom’s readying her entries in the Cuyahoga County Fair today. Lucky me, because there are extras. This tasty oatmeal bar is made even more delicious with the addition of one of my childhood favorites — maraschino cherries. Clearly, this easy oatmeal bars satisfy any large crowd. Crust 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup quick-cooking or […]

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Cracker Jack Ice Cream Cake

This recipe from Cook’s Country arrived in my inbox just as I was looking for a refreshing summer dessert for a dinner party. Surprisingly easy to make, I omitted the Cracker Jack, but no one noticed, as it was as fun to look at as it was to eat! (I also made my own caramel […]

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Baking and Cookie Sheets: A Review

It’s cookie-baking season, and the house is filled with cheer. But, with everything else that is going on, I want to ensure that I continue to maintain a bit of cheer when baking. Nothing can be more frustrating than taking the time to bake cookies and not have them come out properly. I want each […]

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Popsicle Frenzy

A little recent research revealed to me that the popsicle was ‘invented’ here in the Bay Area in 1905 by a young boy named Frank Epperson, who lived in San Francisco. He left his powdered soda mixed with water and a stirring stick out on the front stoop overnight. Anyone who knows San Francisco summers, […]

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Summer Corn and Tomato Salad

This colorful and refreshing salad is a great candidate for bringing to a picnic, barbecue or on a camping trip. A perfect side dish for a burger, or … [Read More...]

Favorite Finds

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Outdoor Entertaining with SteadySticks

Warm weekends mean summer entertaining is still in full swing, and Family Eats continues to seek out great ways to extend our warm weather enjoyment. That’s why SteadySticks from Tovolo are our latest Favorite Find. We love to head up Mount Tamalpais to watch the sunset, hang in the backyard playing bocce with friends, and […]

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Emile Henry: A Classic French Terrine

As a kid, our holiday table always included a traditional dish from my Grandmother’s side of the family. At Easter, it was Sekanice– a Bohemian meat loaf made with veal neck, pork shoulder, bread and a variety of spices all packed into a loaf pan. I’d timidly indulge in this meat ‘loaf’ which was served […]

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