Tag Archives: Baking

Ida’s oatmeal cookies

My mother was not a cook of any kind. She wanted to be a modern American woman (her parents were immigrants from Romania) and felt progressive and vogue with her TV dinners and Campbell soups. My husband’s mother, on the … Continue reading

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German Chocolate Cake

I have never been a good baker. I am definitely a terrific cook, but baking has always challenged me. I think this is true in part because in cooking there is a lot of leeway and room for creativity, but … Continue reading

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