Realistic Cooking Ideas

for Busy People! And sharing our life adventures along the way!

This is an easy cookie that I have made for many years and it is great with or without icing. Though I do prefer it with chocolate icing! This is the recipe I like to use but you could substitute your favorite frosting recipe. In this posting, I would like to share a few more …

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There is nothing like a good chewy cutout cookie! I have not made cutout cookies since I was a child. I remember them being a lot of work but this year I found them relatively easy to make. I do not know if it was this recipe or that I am older and have more …

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Greg and I enjoy chewy, soft cookies. I did some research to find a recipe for chewy gingerbread. You can make them as thin or as thick as you would like – even the thin ones are chewy and soft. Plus they stay that way even after you store them. They are addicting with the …

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I have to admit, this is one of my favorite cookies – especially right out of the oven. The cookie is warm so the caramel is creamy and gooey – does not get much better than this! I have made this recipe for many years and it never disappoints. Most people will be pleasantly surprised …

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This year I am baking a few of our favorite cookies plus I am trying several new recipes. This is one of them! If you like a hardy cookie that is over the top with chocolate and lots of fun candy and nuts then this is a cookie for you! I will warn you it …

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Books by Patricia Furstenberg

Where Books and Dogs Travel through History


"Traveling and Retired"

Its good to be crazy Sometimes

A view from the inside of going through the minefield of the British benefit system if you are disabled and the ups and downs of coping with mental illness


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The Tiny Potager

Artist inspired by my garden, the seasons and a smidgen of make-believe

A Home by the Sea

My Journey Towards Retirement by the Sea

Lucy's Friendly Foods

Inspiring friendly recipes and thoughts

crispina kemp

A creative miscellany of mythic fantasies

Mrs Portly's Kitchen

A Suffolk Aga Saga

Tallis Steelyard

The jumbled musings of Tallis Steelyard