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Family Secrets

My grandmother (we called her Oma) had this way of making Chocolate Chip cookies that were delicious but different from the typical recipe…hers always settled into this flat crispy cookie with bumps of chocolate goodness.  She would never give me … Continue reading

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Laura’s Cheap Trick #85

Quick Home Made Snack! You have been asked to bring a plate of cookies and you have no time.  But the thought of plopping down a bag or Oreo’s does not appeal to you.  This fast recipe will be a … Continue reading

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Laura’s Cheap Trick #83

Free Fries Friday… Check out your local Burger King today.  They are promoting their new fries and offering a free small size all day today.  No purchase necessary.   Here is the link to the specifics.  Burger King

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Laura’s Cheap Trick #77

Pay attention to the expiration dates. Sounds simple and full of common sense but it is amazing how many of us (an I put myself in the category cause I do it from time to time myself) skip over the … Continue reading

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Laura’s Cheap Trick #76

Keep the left-overs. Happy Thanksgiving!  And to those of you who gorged themselves on the one holiday devoted to eating food and being thankful for it, it is now time to roll over after your mid-day siesta and contemplate your … Continue reading

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Laura’s Cheap Trick #75

Shop when you are in a hurry. This works well not only in keeping your overall expenditures down but to force the decision.  My daughter can shop for days on end for a prom dress.  But when it is the … Continue reading

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Maple Pots de Creme (Baked Maple Custard)

Enjoy this delightful story of whim and tasty treats perfect for the fall season.  It is balanced perfectly with sweetness, indulgence, hard work, and guilt.  Topped with a delicious payoff. Click Here for the link to the original bog post. … Continue reading

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