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Basbousa (18/1000)

Basbousa (18/1000)

I play this silly game on my iPad called “Secret Society Hidden Mystery.” The game has absolutely no point but it can be addicting. I started playing it because I thought it was a good exercise in training my brain to do something it normally doesn’t do, which is finding hidden things in different scenes. ...

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Glazed Oatmeal Raisin Drops (35/1000)

Glazed Oatmeal Raisin Drops (35/1000)

One of my favorite things to do is to clear some of my clutter, take it to the Goodwill, then peruse the cookbook section at the Goodwill for interesting cookbooks. That’s how I found this cookie book, Mary Engelbreit’s Cookies Cookbook. And since I’m always looking for the ultimate oatmeal raisin cookie for Tom, I ...

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Thon À La Provençale (Swordfish Steak with Wine, Tomatoes and Herbs)

Thon À La Provençale (Swordfish Steak with Wine, Tomatoes and Herbs)

When my local grocery store had a sale on swordfish, I jumped at the opportunity to make Thon À La Provençale (Swordfish Steak with Wine, Tomatoes and Herbs) from Julia Child’s Mastering the Art of French Cooking. Some of Julia’s ingredients are quite expensive and/or quite hard to obtain so finding swordfish the other day ...

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