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About cookiesandcurtains

I love to cook :-) I love to decorate :-) I love to laugh! I enjoy all things FUN!

Chocolate Chess Pie. Yet Again!

This is the BEST pie over.  OMG it is so amazing.  I asked my friend what kind of “cake” he wanted for his birthday (tomorrow!) and he said “Chocolate Chess Pie”. So here you go: Chocolate Chess Pie As always … Continue reading

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Peach Cobbler Cake Recipe

I get so many peaches in my weekly produce delivery..  I wanted something besides a cobbler or pie this time.. So I found this recipe (it originally called for canned peaches but I modified it for fresh peaches!) It’s baking … Continue reading

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Icebox Cucumber Pickles Recipe!

These are fabulous. I make them differently EVERY time!  Sometimes I throw in a jalepeno, or maybe an onion, or even a green pepper or garlic cloves.  I put a serrano pepper in one time, as well as a habanero!!  … Continue reading

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Sweet Corn Relish Recipe

I saw this recipe and thought “oh my that sounds fabulous”..  Of course I tweaked it 🙂 Ingredients: 1 cup apple cider vinegar 1/4 cup sugar 1 tsp kosher salt 1 tsp prepared horseradish 2 cups fresh corn kernels (about … Continue reading

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Carrot Soup with Brown Butter Pecans Recipe

I was amazed at how sweet the carrots were in this yummy soup!!! Don’t be intimidated by the number of ingredients!! Ingredients: 1 lb carrots 4 Tbs unsalted butter, divided 1 medium white onion, chopped 3 sprigs fresh thyme 1 … Continue reading

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Old Fashioned Chocolate Cake

like Grandma used to make!!! This recipe makes a 2 layer, 8 inch cake. Or 20-24 cupcakes (depending on the size). 3 cups flour (all purpose) 2 cups sugar 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 tsp baking soda 1 tsp … Continue reading

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Vodka spiked tomatoes

Sounds complicated – but they aren’t!!! What makes these tomatoes special is that they are peeled. Don’t worry – after you blanch them, their skins slip right off, and you are rewarded with tender little tomatoes. They’re given a serious … Continue reading

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