Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches

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Michele says:I’m sure most of you would agree with me if I said that nothing is tastier than an ice cream sandwich on a hot summer’s day.  It’s cold, it’s creamy, and it conjures up memories of childhood summers spent chasing down the ice cream man.  Despite its deliciousness, however, I’m often wishing for a cake by the end of summer... Maybe ...

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What to Do With a Too Sour Lemon Cake

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Dear Home-Ec 101,I have made good lemon cake. Problem is it's too sour. Any sauce I can use that complements lemon cake? I am from South Africa. Thank you.Signed, Tart in TembisaHeather says:Thank you for writing in, I love hearing from Home-Eccers all over the world.I have a good friend who loves to tell me, "All food is ...

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Crunchy Nut Toffee Recipe and Candy Thermometer Calibration

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Bobbie says:Buttery, crunchy, goodness topped with chocolate and nuts. What's not to love? Not much, in my mind, even without the chocolate. Toffee is an excellent example of the whole being greater than the sum of the parts. Greater, delicious-er, abundantly gift-worthy and not too difficult to master.The hardest part about candy ...

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Chocolate Biscotti Recipe

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Heather says:What's your favorite cookie? Mine is the very simple chocolate biscotti. I prefer this recipe without the chocolate chips and with the walnuts, but since I was making it for the family, they got it their way.Biscotti is actually an ancient technique for making food fit for travel. Consequently biscotti is suitable for mailing. ...

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