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Christmas Fun with Kids: Decorated Cut-Out Sugar Cookies!

Aren’t cut-out decorated Christmas cookies the ultimate highlight of Christmas cookie baking fun with children? In The Essence of Joy, young friends, their moms and I created very special ones at The Coffee Cottage — Christmas Trees appearing to be decorated with roses. Read our story in The Essence of Joy. You will find it in […]

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Hot Chocolate, Dark Roast, Whipping Cream – ALL in One Cup

Here at The Coffee Cottage we are always on the lookout for indulgent and tasty treats and beverages for our guests. We spend just a little time on Pinterest. (Insert smiley face here.) Many guests enjoy their coffee black, while many others anticipate our next concoction. Adding a little chocolate to anything can only be […]

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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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