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My Chef Nancy’s Johnston Mac and Cheese

May 30, 2013 by Nancy Jaworski  
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This is one of my Mom’s “rotation of five” recipes.  She learned it from their Irish maid as a little girl.  She called the cheese “rat trap cheese”.  It’s a different mac and cheese, but simple and comforting. 8 oz package of elbow macaroni, cooked to al dente per package directions 1 pound sharp cheddar [...]

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Learning to Cook: A Tribute to Our Mothers

May 28, 2013 by Nancy Jaworski  
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Did you grow up cooking at the knee of your mother, aunt, or grandmother?  Did you learn the tricks of perfect biscuits, cookies and cakes?   For many of us, this is exactly how the love of cooking is sparked.  For me, not so much.   My mother, Ann, was a brilliant and creative woman.  She could [...]

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Bev’s Cheese Strata and Hot Curried Fruit

May 20, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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by Virginia Gibbs My mom, Beverly Turnbull, was a Southern lady and a wonderful cook.   At special holidays like Easter and Christmas, our family would gather to enjoy a scrumptious breakfast of cheese strata and hot curried fruit.   The strata was prepped the day before, making it easy to pop in the oven and make [...]

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Veggie Taco Salad

February 25, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Healthier Dishes for Your Table (Family Features) Bringing healthier foods to the table can be easier – and more delicious – than you might think. When you add high-quality proteins such as soyfoods to the menu, you open up the door to a wide variety of tasty and nutritious meals. The plant-based proteins of soy [...]

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Sweeten Up Valentine’s Day the Red Velvet Way

February 13, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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(Family Features) Valentine’s Day is the perfect day to show someone how much you care. Whether you want to say “xoxo” to family or “be mine” to a new Valentine, red velvet is the flavor that says it best. “Amid a sea of pink holiday confections, red velvet stands alone with its vibrant hue and [...]

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Romantic Restaurants: Traditional or Trendy?

February 11, 2013 by Kristin Hauch-Melton  
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An Irish playwright once declared, “There is no love sincerer than the love of food.” Although your Valentine might not wholeheartedly agree with this philosophy, what better way to show your affection than treating your date to a delicious meal at an atmosphere-rich restaurant in Atlanta on the most romantic day of the year? We’re [...]

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5 Dinner Power Combos for Youth & Vitality

January 30, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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It’s the question we ask ourselves almost every day: What’s for dinner? Entwined in this daily dialogue is wondering whether we’ll need to dash into the grocery store on the way home from work. The next time we make one of those supermarket pit stops, Dr. Eudene Harry, author of “Live Younger in 8 Simple [...]

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Chez Jules Over the Moon, Crazy about Macarons

January 24, 2013 by Allison Meyer  
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If you want to meet someone who is passionate about what she does, then seek out Deborah Johnson, owner and operator of Chez Jules, who has spent years in France learning and perfecting her skills in French cuisine. Now back in the United States, Deborah has channeled her talents into her home-based business of baking [...]

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Try A New Recipe Every Week This Year

January 7, 2013 by Nancy Jaworski  
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The holidays are over, and it’s time to ready ourselves for the New Year. I think we all have mixed feelings at the thought of getting back to normal, and that includes the kitchen and cooking. We are tempted to go back to our old standbys for daily dinners. You know, “It’s Wednesday ~ must [...]

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Kate Larson’s Under the Mistletoe Snickerdoodle Shortbread Cookies

December 18, 2012 by Maggie Zerkus  
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Under the Mistletoe Snickerdoodle Shortbread Cookies with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting were Kate Larson’s entry in the 2012 Holiday Cookie Contest sponsored by Fayette Woman Magazine and the Peachtree City Farmers Market.  ”These cookies take their name from a holiday tradition because, like a good holiday smooch, they are sweet and homey, but with a little [...]

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Bonnie Latham’s Christmas Joy Cookies

December 9, 2012 by Joyce Beverly  
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Bonnie Latham’s delightful Christmas Joy Cookies were the People’s Choice winner at the 2012 Holiday Cookie Contest sponsored by Fayette Woman magazine and the Peachtree City Farmer’s Market. Christmas Joy Cookies 2 cups, plus 2 Tbsp. all purpose flour 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. baking soda 12 Tbsp. nsalted butter, melted and cooled to room [...]

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Bobbie Dickerson’s Classic No Fail Sugar Cookies

December 9, 2012 by Joyce Beverly  
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Bobbie Dickerson’s beautiful and delicious Classic No Fail Sugar Cookies earned an honorable mention at the 2012 Holiday Cookie Contest sponsored by Peachtree City Farmer’s Market and Fayette Woman. Enjoy!   Classic No Fail Sugar Cookies 6 cups flour 2 cups sugar 2 tsp. vanilla 2 cups butter 3 tsp baking powder 3 eggs 1 [...]

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