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Cooking in the Dog Days of Summer

I have always loved the “dog days” of summer, the time from the end of July to the beginning of September when the hottest, most sultry days happen. As a kid, I remember taking a “rest” in...

Finnish Strawberry Layer Cake

I have a sweet niece who, as a very young girl, was confused between Mother’s Day and Labor Day. She innocently asked her mom, “Is Labor Day when mothers have all their babies?” Well, today,...

Bumbleberry Pie

Fruit pies are American comfort food. Summertime is when the abundance of berries and fruits call for the pie baker to get busy! With the rainbow of fruits and berries before us there is no lack of...

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SALT CAKE I was about five years old and I had already discovered that it was far more pleasurable to satisfy the wishes of my parents than to rebel. Maybe it was because my mother lost her mother...