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Dark Chocolate Tartelettes

Tart Pans

I know I’m not alone in having had the experience of finding something long forgotten — if noticed missing at all.  The purses sitting just beyond a comfortable reach on the top shelf of my closet are veritable treasure troves when I finally decide one or two should be sent to the Good Will.  I recently found a gift certificate to a local book store dated June, 2000, ink smeared and dog eared. Cleaning out a junk drawer usually turns up a few movie passes, that button that popped off a favorite sweater I vowed to sew back on, and a recipe for margaritas torn from the local paper years ago.  One never knows when a truly excellent margarita could come in handy.

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Caramel Moonpies

 

 

Caramel Moonpies

You know how I blather on about my mother’s old Betty Crocker cookbook, right?  Well.

Not too long ago, I was thumbing through it remembering the recipes and illustrations I used to enjoy and noticed how beat up the tabs were.  As I looked more closely, I noticed a few things I wouldn’t have paid  attention to when I was nine.  And now, well, I’m not exactly sure how to respond to some of it.

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