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Neighborhood Potluck Ahead? How About Taking Butterscotch Cashew Blondies – A Nice Change from Traditional Brownies

May 28th, 2015

By Pat Sinclair NABBW’s Cooking for Two Associate Here’s another easy bar cookie recipe. I often take these bars to potlucks because there are always lots of plain brownies. This gives an alternative, especially for people who can’t enjoy chocolate. The opposite of a brownie is a blondie—the colors are different but the texture of the bars is similar. It is much easier to determine doneness in the blondies than in the brownies. If the blondies are not done, you can see the batter move under the top crust when you shake the pan. Because of the high amount of sugar in these bars,... Read More

Want to Bake Something Irish This Week? How About Irish Soda Bread? (Actually, It\’s Called “Spotted Dog” in Ireland)

March 17th, 2014

Want to Bake Something Irish This Week? How About Irish Soda Bread? (Actually It\’s Called “Spotted Dog” in Ireland) By Pat Sinclair NABBW’s Associate on Cooking for Two I don\’t have to go back very far to find my Irish heritage as both of my maternal grandparents were Irish. Every year for St. Patrick\’s Day I bake Irish Soda Bread. Though a word about the name: Just as the French don\’t make French Toast — they call it “Pain Perdu,” (or “lost bread,”) so the Irish don\’t call this delightful quick bread Irish Soda... Read More