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Chocolate Coconut Crispies

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Big week… My birthday. In escrow. Dad in hospital (back home now after a bad pancreas attack). Bridal shower for niece. The true foodie in me still didn’t take a break; I felt like making something as long as it was easy. And CHOCOLATE, like Chocolate Coconut Crispies.

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Pineapple-Coconut Cake ~ a Southern Cake for a California Bride

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This bride-inspired Pineapple-Coconut Cake is from Nancie McDermott’s dreamy Southern Cakes – Sweet and Irresistible Recipes for Everyday Celebrations (will post the groom’s little cake, behind, soon). My sister remarried on 9-10-11-12. September 10, 2011 at noon. No, no, this isn’t the “wedding cake.” Janie and Mike tied the knot at the house (Mike’s). But […]

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Australian Impossible Pie

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The internet is a magic carpet ride for me when I go recipe surfing. And I’m drawn to Australian food blogs, like Gourmet Jack. His slogan: Foodie Nirvana, Australian Style. There he presented Impossible Pie — is it really impossible? Coconut, crustless, custardy… crikey – sounds great!

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Hawaiian Coconut Shrimp Appetizer

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Four couples who like to cook. And drink. And travel. Every few months, we gather at someone’s home for our Gourmet Club dinner cook-a-thon. The hosts select the theme and divvy up potluck assignments. We schlep bags of ingredients, piles of utensils, then make ourselves at home for platters, serving pieces. Every surface is used, […]

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Milk Chocolate Dipped Coconut Macaroons

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It’s a long story getting to these macaroons, starting with the chocolate. On the way home from niece Nicole’s wedding in San Diego, we stopped at John and Gail’s. Gail had “too much” chocolate from an Erie, PA store called Stefanelli’s Candies. I took some off her hands.

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