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Author Archives: velikova

Cherry Bublanina Recipe – Czech Tresnova Bublanina

Cherry Bublanina Recipe – Czech Tresnova Bublanina The universal Czechoslovakian cake, called bublanina, varies with the season and the fruit that is available. It’s a bit like a coffeecake in texture and is probably why it is sometimes served as a breakfast pastry. Commonly used fruits are sweet cherries, tart cherries, plums, nectarines, apricots, strawberries … Continue reading »

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Barn Block #2

My barn block #2

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New Sewing Machine

My new baby!

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Barn Block #1

Finally got to sew on my new machine!  This is the first block of my #barnblockquilt.  I am going to make flower barns!  I couldn’t resist putting some sheep  next to my barn.  

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Big Red 2.0

Big Red 2.0 has arrived.  Big Red 1.0 was the old sofa in PA.  This is a power reclining love seat.  It’s comfy, you press a little button to recline or sit-up. It takes a bit of time to cycle through the process. This is not a good loveseat to spat upon with your spouse.  Absent … Continue reading »

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My Daffy!

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Stand tall!

My oldest son likes old time ads and graphic art.  I found this panel at work and made him a wall hanging.

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Mexican Bison Bake with Cilantro-Lime Cream

Mexican Bison Bake with Cilantro-Lime Cream “Browned ground bison with tomatoes and penne pasta gets a Mexican-inspired twist with cumin, oregano, and black beans in this easy weeknight casserole.” Ingredients 6 ounces dried penne pasta 1 lb. ground bison 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 (14.5 ounce) … Continue reading »

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The New York Times Chocolate Chip Cookies

The New York Times Chocolate Chip Cookies Ingredients 2 cups minus 2 tablespoons (8½ ounces) cake flour 1 & 2/3 cups (8½ ounces) bread flour 1 ¼ teaspoons baking soda 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder 1 ½ teaspoons kosher salt 1 ¼ cups (10 ounces) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 ¼ cups (10 ounces) … Continue reading »

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Mystery block complete!

Mystery block solved!  Just needs borders to be a mini quilt!

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