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About lisabai

Cook, Knitter, Reader; Alpha Cat

28 May, 2014 19:20

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Brownie/Muffins, Just for Two

1 egg 4 Tbs. chocolate syrup 1/4 tsp. vanilla 4 Tbs. oat bran 2 Tbs. cocoa Mix wet ingredients well. Add dry ingredients and mix well. Divide into two small cupcake cups. Microwave for 45 seconds. Turn 1/4 turn. Microwave … Continue reading

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The Old is New Again

Ran across these while sorting paper. Loved them when I first read them. Still love them! Golden Rules If you open it, close it. If you turn it on, turn it off. If you unlock it, lock it up. If … Continue reading

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Strawberry Summer Cake — Revisited

It just sounds like summer, doesn’t it! Alas, the recipe as printed in the local newsletter annarbor.com was incorrect. I fixed it and made so many changes that I’m posting my own version here. Luscious Strawberry Summer Cake 1 pound … Continue reading

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Swimming

We used to go to the pool almost every day in the summer. It took nearly an hour by bus. I remember being 5 and wanting to go swimming in the big pool. But you had to take lessons and … Continue reading

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French Toast Done Right!

We love French Toast. But it’s always annoying that the first slices are too eggy and the latter ones not eggy enough with too much seasoning. SOLUTION: Pour your dipping solution into a sided cookie pan — what we used … Continue reading

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Layers of love and history

I love layered warmth when I sleep. I heap on the Bothy blanket we got at St. Andrews in Scotland, the afghan my mother made in the 30’s and the bedspread my mother and grandmother made in the mid 30’s. … Continue reading

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