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Category Archives: Molly MacRae Mondays
Molly MacRae kicks off a fun February on this blog with her post on some comfort food. Perfect thing for a February Monday!-Amy One of my favorite cookbooks is the paperback copy of Joy of Cooking my husband had in … Continue reading
Molly MacRae returns with an amazing and interesting cake in between book deadlines. Her next book, Plaid and Plagiarism is coming December 6. Can’t wait! Oh, and Molly? I’d rather have bear than prunes! -AA Chocolate Oatrage Cake Last month … Continue reading
Molly MacRae brings us two wonderful cake recipes today. Lazy Daisy cake goes back to the Depression Era at least, and this looks like an update. It is a favorite of my Mom’s. And really – can you ever have … Continue reading
Molly MacRae gives us a fun recipe to enjoy for this holiday. How are you celebrating? -AA Happy 4th of July! Parades, picnics, and evening fireworks are all more exciting plans than reading a blog today, so I won’t … Continue reading
Molly’s June post takes us to some Jello cookbooks. How can she not like Jello? These are always among the favorite in my collection – prunes aside! -AA Two dear friends gave me a couple of cookbooks they bought at … Continue reading
I’m recovering from foot surgery and am getting ready to spring into some exciting new things with this blog and my site. Stay tuned! In the meantime, enjoy Molly MacRae‘s delicious and delightful monthly post. -AA Here’s a treasure that … Continue reading
Molly MacRae brings us a delicious sounding pudding recipe this month. Have you made pudding from scratch? It’s not that hard (You know if I say that, it’s really easy!) and usually turns out well. Enjoy! -AA Here’s a recipe … Continue reading
March kicks off with another funny post from popular mystery author MollyMacRae. What are your favorite family recipes? Did you change them? Stay tuned for some lucky St. Patrick’s Day posts and a March giveaway as this blog celebrates 10 … Continue reading
Molly MacRae kicks off an exciting February with this fun pudding recipe! At least there are no prunes! Molly always knows how to keep her many readers entertained if not well fed. Stay tuned for a February Blog Blast right … Continue reading
Readers here know I love handwritten recipes and the way they reveal clues about their owners. Molly MacRae shares some details about her stash in this delightful post. -AA In September, I shared some of the treasures from the stationery … Continue reading