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Date Nut Bread Recipe Gone AWOL – Hidden Under Our Noses

Cinnamah-Brosia writes the recipe posts for our blog, but she asked me to handle this one for her. “C-B” makes it at The Coffee Cottage, and it’s included in The Essence of Joy  (available mid to late October). But it is my family’s story, so here goes. The discovery was made in perfect timing. Snapping […]

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Apples and Spice

We just visited a blog titled: Rediscovering Lost Arts from Our Mothers. Isn’t that just so appropriate since Cinnamah-Brosia kept so many of her Gram’s favorite recipes for her Coffee Cottage? Check out this recipe for Apple Spice Cake with Brown Sugar Glaze. Absolutely perfect for Autumn when the apples are there freshest! This may […]

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Miss Dot’s “Brosia” Salad Recipe

During visits to Gram’s she always asked for the Ambrosia in her cute child like way by calling it “Brosia.” Gram (Miss Dot) loved it so much she nicknamed her precious granddaughter, Cinnamon, “Cinnamah-Brosia.” Gram and Gramps always called her that, and the name had staying power. Today at Cinnamah-Brosia’s Coffee Cottage (the remodeled Miss […]

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Lemon Meringue Tradition

Some things you just can’t change. In our family Lemon Meringue Pie for Easter dessert is one of those. Before you believe there is some age old secret family recipe. . . well, then again, I suppose it is an age old family recipe, but it’s definitely not a secret. Cinnamah-Brosia serves this one at […]

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Ruby Red Pomegrante and Orange Scones!

It’s absolutely amazing what you can find on Pinterest! Cinnamah-Brosia checks it out regularly to find great treats for the Coffee Cottage. She knew we needed one for pomegranates and discovered this recipe for Pomegranate Orange Scones from Crunchy Creamy Sweet’s blog. They’re perfect for Cinnmah-Brosia’s guests, and they’re perfect for a group of your […]

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