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Hot Cross Buns

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Watch for next week’s post on Monday, February 11. Since Valentine’s Day is on Thursday of next week, I wanted to give you enough time to head out for ingredients and to make the dessert ahead for this quick and easy Valentine’s Dinner.

Hot Cross Buns are the harbinger of Easter and Spring. . . . → Read More: Hot Cross Buns

Fresh as a Daisy Doughnuts

Doughnuts have always seemed to be an ethereal food – out of reach of most of us. But nothing could be further from the truth! In reality they take about 20 minutes to mix up, after which they rise, unattended and then sit contentedly in the refrigerator overnight. After a quick roll out the . . . → Read More: Fresh as a Daisy Doughnuts