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Scottish Shortbead

Preheat the oven to 300°F. Have ready an 8-inch square baking pan or a rectangular shortbread mold. Using an electric mixer, beat until light and well blended: 2/3 cup unsalted butter, softened 1/4 cup powdered sugar 1 1/2 Tbsp sugar … Continue reading

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Lemon Curd Bars Cockaigne

“Lemon lovers finally win out over chocolate lovers and get a bar of their own. Appearing in Joy for the first time, these bars offer a thick square of lemony lemon curd sitting on top of a rich, buttery crust.” … Continue reading

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Landlubber’s Fish Chowder

Use salmon, monkfish, tautog, cod, or wolffish here. Flaky fish, such as flounder, mackerel, or sea bass, tend to fall apart too easily. Serve as a main course for lunch or dinner. For a reduced-fat fish chowder, omit the cream. … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Tea Party: Scones, Artichoke Cups, Tuna Sandwiches, Cucumber Sandwiches, Strawberry Brownies Cockaigne, and Pecan Lace

I decided to have a tea party for my mother for Mother’s Day. She came over and enjoyed the different things that I prepared, and we had a lovely tea time on the patio! If anyone wants to repeat this, … Continue reading

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Fettuccine Alfredo

This simple, classic dish is extraordinary when made with fresh egg fettuccine, heavy cream, and authentic Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese. Bring to a rolling boil in a large pot: 6 quarts water 2 tablespoons salt Add and cook until tender but firm: … Continue reading

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