Cherry Vanilla Scones Make A Great Breakfast (or Anytime) Treat

Tony and Gio are big fans of American coffee house scones, and a recent purchase of some lovely dried Bing cherries from Trader Joe’s has inspired me to play around with my recipe to make these gorgeous Cherry Vanilla Scones. American scones are usually sweeter than their British counterpart and are often enjoyed as a…
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Irish Cream Cheesecake With Homemade Irish Cream

This morning on North Dakota Today Tony shared one of our favorite St. Patty’s Day recipes: Irish Cream Cheesecake. To watch Tony’s demonstration, just click HERE. We featured this recipe last year in our weekly column in The Forum newspaper, along with our recipe for Homemade Irish Cream liqueur. Both are great on their own, but when…
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Today’s Super Bowl Recipe: Clipper Chipper Cookies

Today’s featured Super Bowl recipes comes from our days working aboard the ships of the (now-defunct) Clipper Cruise Line, when Clipper Chippers, a.k.a., the World’s Best Chocolate Chip Cookies, were served everyday at 4:30 PM, straight from the oven. Passengers and crew alike delighted in this tradition, and these cookies have now become a favorite…
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Cooking Mistakes To Avoid

Have you ever had a tried and true recipe that just refused to cooperate one day? (Hint: That’s your cue to leave an answer in the Comments section at the bottom of this page. 🙂 I find these experiences so frustrating, because there are often several factors that could contribute to the challenge, and sleuthing…
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Sue Asp’s (Grandmother’s) Date-Filled Cookies: A Holiday Heritage Contest Recipe

The entry phase of our Holiday Heritage Recipe Contest has come to a close, and it’s time to start narrowing down the selections. Tony and I will be spending the next 48 hours +/- reading through each contestant’s entry and story to choose our favorites and with almost 40 recipes entered we know that we…
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